OMAC – Security Considerations for Remote Access Workgroup

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Recent ransomware attacks have put the spotlight on potential security vulnerabilities of some industrial Remote Access solutions. Around the world, users are scrambling to understand and mitigate these vulnerabilities. With this in mind, the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) convened its second “Remote Access Workgroup,” to present practical, field-tested methods for reducing cybersecurity-related risk, […]

OMAC and ei3 Lead Industry to Define Remote Access Practices for Plant Equipment

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Herndon, VA – Feb. 19, 2021 – The Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) in Sep 2020 convened a workgroup of 37 industry leaders from across the globe to define best practices for secure Remote Access to plant equipment. The result is a 90-page guide providing a thorough understanding of the benefits, trends, and […]

Cultivate a Green Patch in Your Brownfield

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The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) takes advantage of the latest software and hardware capabilities to increase productivity. It stands to reason that greenfield manufacturing plants might be planned with native IIoT technologies. After all, today’s factory automation systems can incorporate web servers and clients, standards-based communications, and substantial processing power and memory. But the […]

ei3 Joins the MT Connect Institute

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MONTVALE NJ, September 15, 2015 – To expand its growing presence in the Industrial Internet, today ei3 Corporation announced full support of data collection using MTConnect communications. By supporting this standard,ei3 demonstrates its belief that MTConnect is the primary method for heterogeneous machine data acquisition within the discrete parts and machine-tool industry. Manufacturers with MTConnect […]