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Cyber Security & Standards

Secure Power Supply and UPS Pass EMP Test

July 20, 2017
Robert Bergman

Bedrock Automation’s niche in the industrial control market has been made on building a unique, industrial strength, secure system that […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Next-Gen Controllers: Secure by Design

July 6, 2017
Robert Bergman

This Automation World article explores the challenges faced by other ICS vendors as they try to play catch up using […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock™ Secure Power Supply and Secure Lithium UPS Pass Rigorous EMP Test Protocol

June 28, 2017
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – June 28, 2017 – Bedrock Automation announced that both its secure power supply (SPS.500) and lithium […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Yet another virus behind the Ukrainian power grid cyberattacks has been identified – and brings considerable cause for concern.

June 14, 2017
Robert Bergman

“Industroyer” is customizable malware designed with an obvious knowledge of industrial control systems. It can be used to attack any […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation™ Provides Intrinsic Cyber Security for Remote Networks, IIoT and Third-Party Applications

June 13, 2017
Robert Bergman

Calgary, Canada. – June 13, 2017 – At this year’s Global Petroleum show, Bedrock Automation demonstrated newly upgraded control system […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Affordably Refreshing Your Water District’s Process Control Webinar (Previously Recorded)

May 18, 2017
Robert Bergman

Implementing Powerful, Open, and Secure SCADA on a Budget   Watch Albert Rooyakkers, CEO of Bedrock Automation, and Don Pearson, […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation™ Controller Receives Achilles Certification

May 3, 2017
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – May 3, 2017 – Bedrock Automation has announced that its Secure Control and Communications (SCC) controller […]

 
Cyber Attacks

ClearEnergy Ransomware Targets Critical Infrastructure, SCADA and Industrial Control Systems

April 24, 2017
Robert Bergman

This recent article featured on Virusguides.com bring awareness to a new and troubling Ransomware known as ClearEnergy.

 
Cyber Attacks

U.S. Oil and Gas: Serious Security Concerns Abound

April 12, 2017
Robert Bergman

A recent Ponemon Institute study stated a majority of respondents (68%) had at least one security compromise in the past […]

 
Advanced Automation

Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation™ Platform Upgrade Extends Intrinsic Cyber Security to Networks, IIoT and Third-Party Applications

February 7, 2017

San Jose, Calif. – February 7, 2017 – Bedrock Automation announced newly upgraded control system firmware that extends its intrinsic […]

 
Advanced Automation

20-Channel Discrete Output Module from Bedrock Automation Enables Secure, Software-Selectable Electronic Fusing, Latching and Fail-safe Shutdown

February 1, 2017

San Jose, Cal. – January 31, 2017 – Bedrock Automation, maker of the world’s first Open Secure Automation (OSA™) platform […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

The State of Cyber Security – 2017

December 21, 2016
Albert Rooyakkers

A good summary article, enterprise focused, but some sound advice for ICS, including a great cyber security one-liner:  “Ask your […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Making a Difference for Arkansas Utilities

December 20, 2016
Robert Bergman

This short video highlights use case details from two recent Bedrock installations.   Featured in the video are Dee Brown, […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

You Don’t have to be IoT-ish to Love Cybersecurity

November 23, 2016
Robert Bergman

You don’t have to be IoT-ish to love cybersecurity.  Maybe not loving security, but loving the feeling of being secure […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Energy Sector Faces More Cyber Attacks Than Any Other Industry

September 22, 2016

A study recently conducted by Dimensional Research for Tripwire, Inc., quoted the Department of Homeland Security, as stating that the […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Cyber Security Means Protecting Assets from Remote-Access Threats

September 13, 2016

At Bedrock, we believe that embedded, hardware-based authentication is the best defense possible when it comes to plant OT assets. […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

New Intelligent and Cyber Secure Standalone Power Supply from Bedrock Automation

September 13, 2016

Built to Last a Lifetime and Deliver on the IIoT Promise   San Jose, Calif. – Sept 13, 2016 – […]

 
Advanced Automation

ARC Weighs in on Our Tesla Coil Video

August 25, 2016

ARC Advisory Group’s “Manufacturing Operations Technology Viewpoints” blog has a nice write up about out Tesla Coil video, released on […]

 
Advanced Automation

New Bedrock Automation Video Shows its Control System Surviving Continuous High Energy Blasts atop a Large Tesla Coil

August 24, 2016

San Jose, Calif. – August 24, 2016 – On the heels of achieving compliance with Military Standard 461 (MIL-STD-461F) and […]

 
Cyber Attacks

The Industrial Cyber Security Landscape

August 8, 2016

This article from SecureList takes a look at the cybersecurity threats in industrial control. Their research provides an overview of […]

 
Advanced Automation

Cyber Security Concerns Need to be Addressed Before Connecting Industrial Assets

July 15, 2016

This article from Control Design explores why commercially available security technology for remote access hasn’t been employed and why the […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Why Cyberwar Is Here to Stay

July 15, 2016

On August 15, 2012, a mysterious self-replicating virus struck Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company. The cyber attack wiped […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Bedrock Industrial Control System Passes Rigorous EMP Test Protocol

July 1, 2016
Albert Rooyakkers

San Jose, Calif. – June 29, 2016 – Bedrock Automation (bedrockautomation.com) has announced that its Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation (OSA™) […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Hack

March 15, 2016
David Morris

This is a good read to get a technical understanding of the Ukraine cyber attack. Investigators have figured out all […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

The Bedrock™ Control System Wins a 2015 Plant Engineering Magazine Product of the Year Award

January 31, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – The subscribers to Plant Engineering magazine have selected the Bedrock™ industrial control system from Bedrock Automation […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Standalone Li-Ion UPS from Bedrock Automation Sets New Performance and Cyber Security Standard for Industrial Control System Backup

January 22, 2016
Robert Bergman

San Jose, Calif. – Bedrock Automation has introduced a cyber secure, standalone Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for industrial control system […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Why ICS Cyber Security Should be Built In

January 7, 2016
Robert Bergman

In this article in ISA’s Intech Magazine, our CTO and VP, Engineering Albert Rooyakkers explains why ICS cyber security must […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

The One Control System That has Addressed Cyber Security

November 16, 2015

Joe Weiss, ISA Fellow and author of Protecting Industrial Control Systems From Electronic Threats, wrote about Bedrock in his recent […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Bedrock Featured in Food Engineering Magazine

May 20, 2015
Robert Bergman

After seeing our system at ARC Forum, Food Engineering magazine interviewed Bob Honor and Albert Rooyakkers.  Please read the interview which […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

It Is a Matter of When a Major Cyber Security Incident Will Happen

March 20, 2015
Robert Bergman

A recent story in Control Engineering magazine says that it is not a matter of IF a major security incident […]

 
Cyber Attacks

Network Security in Jeopardy Because of Toys?

March 13, 2015

This article on the potential implications of a toy being a dangerous device when connected to the internet illustrates graphically […]

 
Cyber Security & Standards

Control Systems and Process Automation Blog

November 4, 2014
Robert Bergman

The “Unfettered” blog is written by Control Systems Cybersecurity Expert, Joseph M. Weiss. Mr. Weiss is an international authority on […]