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Bedrock authors frequently share insight on industrial automation topics, sometimes from an OSA perspective, sometimes not. The most common topics are advanced automation, cyber security, open standards, oil & gas automation and water & wastewater automation. Click on the appropriate filter to focus on any of these topics.

November 23, 2020

Preview: How Open Secure Automation Reduces Upstream and Midstream Costs

Abstract It is estimated that automation and digitalization can save operators more than $100 billion in the 2020s. In this […]

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November 23, 2020

Evolving to More Open, Secure and Integrated Automation

Bedrock Fellow Sam Galpin was one of 10 automation experts collaborating in the development of Automation World’s 2020 PRODUCT SELECTION […]

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November 23, 2020

Ransomware Contingency Planning for ICS

As we have discussed elsewhere, ransomware attacks on ICS are on the rise and the OT data and functions hosted […]

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October 30, 2020

OT Cyber Security Issues for the Mining Industry

The mining industry was among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but, according to recent analysis by McKinsey & […]

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October 30, 2020

Can a tool reduce cyber risk across the OT supply chain?

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has issued new guidance for supply chain risk management, acknowledging risks throughout the […]

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October 20, 2020

Open Secure Automation Increases Efficiency over 50% at Remote Fracking Sites

Fracking uses highly pressurized water, mud and sand to fracture shale until it releases the oil or gas trapped within […]

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October 6, 2020

CISA Issues New Ransomware Guide

Sam Galpin, Bedrock Automation Fellow   The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a new Ransomware Guide. […]

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September 28, 2020

School of Bedrock Opens Virtual Doors for Free Open Secure Automation Training

Bedrock Automation virtual training center was already under construction when the pandemic hit and it is now online. Jack Black […]

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September 28, 2020

It’s a New World, Does Your Oil & Gas Flow Computer Know That?

The following is an excerpt from the recent Bedrock/Global Spec webinar It’s a New World, Does Your Oil & Gas […]

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September 28, 2020

Understanding and Managing ICS Cyber Security Threats to U.S. Water and Wastewater Utilities

“Government intelligence confirms the water and wastewater sector is under a direct threat as part of a foreign government’s multistage […]

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August 27, 2020

U.S. Security Agencies Warn of Cyber Attack Threats to Unauthenticated PLCs and other OT

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have urged critical infrastructure facilities to take […]

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August 27, 2020

Encrypt or Be Encrypted: Mysterious Ransomware Attacks OT

A second bit of ransomware code designed to target industrial control systems has emerged. Similar to the Megacortex malware that […]

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August 27, 2020

Signs of Hope in Cyber Security, But …

Accenture has published its 2020 Cybersecurity Resilience Report based on its survey of 4,644 executives in 24 industries. Although few […]

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August 20, 2020

US CISA Issues Advisory for Ensuring That Essential IT and OT Workers Have Access to Facilities  

The US Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Administration (CISA) of the Department of Homeland Security have issued advisory guidance on ensuring […]

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August 4, 2020

U.S. Agencies Warn About New Malware Threat Exploiting Proxy Server Vulnerabilities

The CISA, the FBI, and the DoD have issued a malware report warning about the dangerous new TAIDOOR malware variant. […]

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July 31, 2020

Driving Costs out of Upstream Oil & Gas Operations with Open Secure Automation

A recent study from Rystad Energy Group estimates that automation and digitalization can save upstream operators $100 billion in the […]

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July 31, 2020

Limited Scalability Challenges ROI for Bolt-on OT Network Cyber Security

Writing in a recent issue of helpnetsecurity.com, SCADAfence CEO Elad Ben-Meir calls attention to a significant drawback of bolt-on industrial […]

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July 31, 2020

Is there life after $30 oil?

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) sets $37 a barrel as the best possible oil price by the end of 2020. […]

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June 25, 2020

New OT Cyber Security Training and Information Resources Now Available from Bedrock

Bedrock Automation is announcing that the OT cyber security resources developed over the past few months are now available for […]

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June 25, 2020

Cut the cards: Zero Trust in the Critical Infrastructure.

“Trust everyone — but cut the cards,”   is essentially the premise of Zero Trust cyber security. Zero Trust assumes that […]

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June 25, 2020

Trust factors in COVID-19 pandemic recovery

As countries, states and businesses begin to reopen, we do so with cause and some anticipation. Deloitte & Touche explores […]

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June 23, 2020

Addressing Industrial Power Supply Vulnerabilities

The concerns about industrial power supplies that cybersecurity authority Joe Weiss raised in his “Unfettered” Controlglobal.com blog in 2018 are […]

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June 18, 2020

The Missing Link to ‘Industry 4.0/Digitalization’

In a recent Automation.com editorial, editor Bill Lydon calls for increased vendor compliance and certification to open interoperable programming standards. He writes: “Regardless […]

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June 5, 2020

Understanding IIoT Batteries and Power Protection at the Edge

Uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) are evolving to deliver the high continuity needed in the digital age and battery technology is […]

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May 28, 2020

The Grim Realities of Electronic Component Counterfeiting

If you have ever had doubts that electronic component counterfeiting is real, this 2017 article on the website Ataviat will […]

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May 28, 2020

New Executive Order Bans Procurement of Some Electrical Devices from U.S. Adversaries

On May 1, 2020, President Trump declared a national emergency with respect to the threat to the U.S. bulk-power systems […]

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May 18, 2020

Bedrock Publishes Expanded Power Checklists

As part of the May 7, 2020 Automation.com / Bedrock Automation webinar entitled “Empowering Power for the Digital Age,” Bedrock […]

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May 4, 2020

Hackers Knew How to Target PLCs in Israel Water Facility Attacks (SecurityWeek Article)

Israeli authorities have instructed wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, sewage facilities, and other organizations in the country’s water sector to […]

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April 28, 2020

Empowering Industrial Power for the Digital Age

Traditional industrial power supplies are ill-equipped to meet the demands of the digital age. While they were once designed as […]

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April 28, 2020

It’s Just a Power Supply. What Could Possibly go Wrong?

Power supplies are emerging as a significant source of vulnerability to cyberattack. Cyber security experts at the Department of Homeland […]

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April 21, 2020

Identifying and Mitigating Industrial Control System Vulnerabilities

Although a recent MIT paper introducing the concept of cybersafety is not light reading, it is must reading for anyone […]

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March 24, 2020

Bedrock Automation Updates Open Secure Automation Platform Specification

San Jose, Cal. – March 23, 2020 – Bedrock Automation has updated the platform specification covering its entire line of […]

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March 24, 2020

Remote Monitoring Comes of Age

Remote possibilities   Companies with geographically dispersed operations, such as upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities, can benefit from […]

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March 23, 2020

Ransomware Leads to Pipeline Shutdown

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) confirmed last month that unknown entities had launched a cyberattack on the […]

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February 24, 2020

Review: The New Bedrock OSA +Flow Digital Flow Computer

Why I’m excited about the New OSA® +Flow solution from Bedrock Automation   Shawn Bellamy, G&C Optimization   Each year, […]

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February 24, 2020

Flow Computing Goes Digital

Small discrepancies in custody transfer calculation can make a big difference on the bottom line of an oil & gas […]

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February 13, 2020

VIDEO: Remote Bump-less Firmware Upgrades. Anytime. Anywhere.

For Automation World magazine, Bedrock Automation experts demonstrate how firmware updates to the Bedrock Open Secure Automation platform can be […]

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February 13, 2020

VIDEO: Digital Oil & Gas Flow Computing and Control up Close

At ARC Industry Forum 2020, Automation World asked Bedrock Automation founder and CEO Albert Rooyakkers to describe how the new […]

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January 27, 2020

Study Results: Midstream Automation Trends

Recent data collected in relation to the Future Midstream Automation Conference indicates that midstream companies are upping their spending on […]

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January 27, 2020

Industrial Control Systems as Weapons

In a recent Dark Reading feature, Kelly Higgins Jackson describes how cyber threats to aging industrial operational technology have advanced […]

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December 16, 2019

Extracting Value from Smart Infrastructure

Dr. Rida Hamza, VP, Critical Infrastructure Protection at the global engineering firm Parsons, sees the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) […]

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December 16, 2019

Six IoT Security Predictions for 2020

It’s that time of the year and everybody is making predictions. IoT World Today has joined in the crystal gazing, […]

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December 16, 2019

State of Industrial Cyber Security 2019

Applied Risk, a Netherlands-based engineering firm specializing in cyber security for operational technology, has developed a report on The State of […]

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November 22, 2019

Cyber Security Insurance for Manufacturers

In response to the growing threats posed to U.S. industrial firms by data breaches, ransomware and other malicious cyber activity, […]

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November 22, 2019

Built-in Cyber Security vs. Built-in Cyber Security

If any of today’s large vendors of automation systems offer cyber security protection, odds are good that it has been […]

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October 30, 2019

Hacking the Electronics Supply Chain: Easier Than you Think?

If you thought that hacking into an electronic manufacturer’s component supply chain required a fab of one’s own, think again. […]

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October 30, 2019

Who needs IEC 61131?

In May of 2018, Control Design printed an interesting reader comment trail discussing the benefits of open computing. It consisted […]

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October 25, 2019

BEDROCK AUTOMATION AMONG TOP 20 INNOVATIVE CYBERSECURITY SOLUTION PROVIDERS

Bedrock Automation was named one of the Top 20 Innovative Cybersecurity Solution Providers in 2019 by EnterpriseTechSuccess magazine.   Read the […]

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September 19, 2019

Building on Bedrock – Your Foul Weather Friend

Although Bedrock is known for its unrivaled intrinsic cybersecurity, the following other intrinsic features can make it your best friend […]

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September 19, 2019

Weathering the storm

While the debate about the causes and treatments of climate change rages on, few people doubt that weather patterns are […]

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August 29, 2019

Well Site Teams Discuss Automation Plans

In the run-up to the forthcoming Future Well Site Automation Summit (Sept. 12, Houston) the organizers surveyed 120 automation leaders, […]

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August 29, 2019

Fast Track to Real-Time Monitoring

An August Storm Water Solutions story about how the City of Lynchburg, Virginia implemented a public information system, exemplifies the […]

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July 30, 2019

Is the Industry Getting Complacent?

Although 50% of the respondents to a 2019 SANS report on OT/ ICS cyber security rate threats high or critical, […]

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July 30, 2019

When IT and OT Meet, What Happens to Cyber Security?

Applying information technology (IT) to operational technology (OT) is essential to realizing the promise of industrial digitalization, but with it […]

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July 1, 2019

Securing The Digital Oil Field

Intrinsic cybersecurity, open standards and Moore’s law have converged to enable a new era of wellsite productivity improvement.   Petroleum […]

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June 27, 2019

Supply Chains Under Attack

More proof that the instrumentation and control industry is concerned about supply chain security is evident in the fact that […]

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June 27, 2019

ICS and Supply Chain Security Gaining National Attention

On the heels of its recent delineation of key components of the critical infrastructure, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […]

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June 27, 2019

How Locally-Sourced, Intrinsically-Secure Components Keep the Supply Chain Secure

Bedrock Automation anticipated the possibility of supply chain counterfeiting and contamination when we designed the system five years ago and […]

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May 1, 2019

The Case for Intrinsic Cybersecurity

How to obtain the cost and performance benefits of open technology without exposure to cyberattack   Control systems change slowly. […]

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February 28, 2019

System Integrator Reviews Bedrock Technology

System engineer Evan Hewitt of Corso Systems recently published a technical review of Bedrock Open Secure Automation offering on his […]

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September 9, 2018

P&GJ Article: Securing Open SCADA Systems for Pipeline Operations

Traditional SCADA systems on which many pipeline operators rely for operational control are vulnerable in at least three main areas: […]

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September 9, 2018

Webinar Recording: Open and Secure SCADA: Efficient and Economical Control, Without the Risk

With our SCADA solutions partner, Induction Automation, Bedrock Automation recently presented the webinar that focused on how industrial organizations decrease their security […]

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July 18, 2018

Enhanced Security and Performance for Remote Site Automation

We asked one of our strategic high-tech distributors what was driving his customers’ strong interest in the Bedrock OSA® Remote. […]

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June 4, 2018

Why One Automation End User Chose Bedrock OSA® Remote

We asked one of the first people to order a Bedrock OSA® Remote what he was hoping to get from […]

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April 9, 2018

SECURE THE SYSTEM: Approaches to security for OPC UA SCADA systems

In his March feature for Water & Wastes Digest Chris Harlow explains how Open Secure Automation enables Secure OPC UA. […]

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March 20, 2018

Bedrock CEO Interviewed at ARC Forum 2018

Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock CEO was interviewed by Mark Sen Gupta at the ARC Forum in Orlando, Florida. Albert discusses the […]

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March 19, 2018

Hackers Target Utility Control Systems

U.S government officials are urging water utilities to pay more attention to the rising threat of cyber attack. Recent discovery […]

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February 8, 2018

The Embedded Cybersecurity Trend

Though IT and software-based approaches to industrial cybersecurity will continue to be critical aspects of automation system security, embedded firmware-based […]

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February 8, 2018

INSIDER January 2018

Walt Boyes, Editor and Publisher at The Industrial Automation and Process Control INSIDER, wrote a terrific article entitled “The Future […]

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February 2, 2018

The Quintessential Quality for Control Systems

ARC update on Bedrock Automation   ARC Advisory Group has just published its second report on Bedrock Automation’s progress in […]

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December 19, 2017

Cybersecurity in the 21st Century

ICS vendors are traditionally large firms that are established in their ways of operation. At present, there is a certain […]

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December 18, 2017

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

It was only a matter of time. “Triton” has emerged as third computer virus discovered to date that is capable […]

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November 2, 2017

Industrial Cybersecurity Explosion

David Greenfield, editor of Automation World,in his recent article Industrial Cybersecurity Explosion, emphasizes that manufacturers must stop ignoring or downplaying […]

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November 1, 2017

How safe is your ICS? US-CERT Warns of Active attacks.

US-CERT issued a technical alert advisory on October 21 warning of advanced persistent threat activity targeting energy and other critical […]

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September 27, 2017

Industrial Control System Secure By Design

Gary Mintchell, a long standing, well-respected editorial force in Industrial Automation, met Bedrock’s CEO at the recent Inductive Automation conference […]

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August 28, 2017

Is the Power Grid Getting More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks?

Here at Bedrock, we couldn’t agree more with Scientific American that protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure needs to be a […]

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July 20, 2017

Secure Power Supply and UPS Pass EMP Test

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

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July 6, 2017

Next-Gen Controllers: Secure by Design

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

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June 23, 2017

Wannacry: the beat goes on…

Whether criminal or state sponsored, the relentless drum beat of cyber attacks continues to build in intensity and severity. Honda […]

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June 14, 2017

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

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

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May 18, 2017

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

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

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April 24, 2017

ClearEnergy Ransomware Targets Critical Infrastructure, SCADA and Industrial Control Systems

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

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April 12, 2017

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

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

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March 28, 2017

Industrial Control Systems: The Holy Grail of Cyberwar

Regulators and utility industry leaders need to wake up to the risks that could let malicious hackers cause widespread physical […]

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March 20, 2017

What Controller Fits Your Application?

Controllers available for modern applications include programmable logic controllers (PLCs), programmable automation controllers (PACs), distributed control systems (DCS), industrial PCs […]

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March 20, 2017

Standardizing Control System Programming with IEC 61131-3

Bedrock Engineering Manager Gary Pratt discusses the application flexibility of the IEC 61131-3 in this piece featured in Control Engineering […]

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March 20, 2017

Android Supply Chain Infecting Mobiles with Malware Before Delivery

There is no doubt that increasingly sophisticated bad actors will exploit every available avenue to gain access in an increasingly […]

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February 7, 2017

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

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

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February 2, 2017

Jacobs and Bedrock Automation to Pursue Open Secure Automation Systems Opportunities

San Jose, Calif. – January 18, 2017 – Bedrock Automation, the maker of the world’s most secure industrial control system […]

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February 1, 2017

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

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

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January 19, 2017

ARC View 2017

Bedrock Automation’s Intrinsic Cyber Defense Makes Cybersecurity Easier for End Users   “Bedrock Automation has been busy expanding its portfolio […]

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December 21, 2016

Bedrock Secure Power Supply Wins 2016 Breakthrough Product Award from Processing Magazine

San Jose, Calif. – December 20, 2016 – Processing magazine has named Bedrock Automation’s SPS.500 Power Supply as a Breakthrough […]

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December 21, 2016

The State of Cyber Security – 2017

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

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December 21, 2016

Building a United Front for Cybersecurity

In the wake of recent news regarding cyber security and US Elections, comes a timely article from Control Magazine entitled […]

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December 20, 2016

Making a Difference for Arkansas Utilities

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

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November 23, 2016

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

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

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November 16, 2016

Shutting Down the Internet of Things and What Happens to the IIoT without Open Systems?

It’s always nice when industry insiders, that have followed this market for years, echo your “raison d’etre” in their own […]

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November 16, 2016

New PLC Malware Leverages Processor Problems to Go Dark

While this malware isn’t out in the wild and won’t be anytime soon, it highlights a common trait of all […]

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November 1, 2016

Bedrock Automation Extends Cyber Security to Industrial Serial Communications with the New Bedrock® SIOS.5 Serial I/O Module

San Jose, Cal. – Nov. 01, 2016 – Bedrock Automation has extended cyber security to serial communications with a new […]

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October 27, 2016

Major Security Flaw Targets Industrial Computer Systems

This article from Voice of America reveals a major security vulnerability affecting one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computerized […]

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October 7, 2016

Bedrock’s IDE Used on Object Oriented Programming

Check out this article by Richard Jafrate using Bedrock’s Integrated Development Environment (IDE) on object-oriented programming which is included in […]

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September 22, 2016

Energy Sector Faces More Cyber Attacks Than Any Other Industry

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

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September 22, 2016

Bedrock Control System Provides Cyber Secure SCADA RTU Platform for Clarksville Light and Water

San Jose, Cal.  Sept. 21, 2016 — Bedrock Automation, today announced that Clarksville Light & Water (CLW), of Clarksville, Arkansas, […]

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September 13, 2016

Cyber Security Means Protecting Assets from Remote-Access Threats

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

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September 13, 2016

New Intelligent and Cyber Secure Standalone Power Supply from Bedrock Automation

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

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August 25, 2016

ARC Weighs in on Our Tesla Coil Video

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

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August 22, 2016

Bedrock Certified Channel Partner named to DHS ICSJWG Steering Committee

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) established the Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (ICSJWG) […]

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August 8, 2016

The Industrial Cyber Security Landscape

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

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July 15, 2016

Cyber Security Concerns Need to be Addressed Before Connecting Industrial Assets

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

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July 15, 2016

Why Cyberwar Is Here to Stay

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

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July 1, 2016

Bedrock Industrial Control System Passes Rigorous EMP Test Protocol

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

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March 23, 2016

Arkansas Water Utility Upgrades to Cyber Secure Bedrock Universal Control System

San Jose, Cal. – March 23, 2016 – Bedrock Automation announced today that the Russellville, Arkansas Water and Sewer System […]

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March 16, 2016

Bedrock CTO Interviewed at ARC Forum

Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock Co-Founder, CTO and VP of Engineering was interviewed by Mark Sen Gupta at the ARC Forum in […]

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March 15, 2016

Lessons From The Ukraine Electric Grid Hack

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

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January 31, 2016

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

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

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January 28, 2016

Bedrock® Wins Processing Magazine Breakthrough Product Award

We are excited to announce that Processing Magazine has announced BedroockTM  is a Breakthrough Product 2015 award winner!   These “awards recognize products, […]

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January 22, 2016

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

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

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January 15, 2016

Coherent Technologies Joins Bedrock’s Systems Integration Network

San Jose, Calif. – Bedrock Automation announced that systems integration firm Coherent Technologies of Palestine, Texas has signed on to […]

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January 14, 2016

Lockheed Martin Awarded Next-Generation Refining and Chemical Facility Automation System Contract

This press release is big news with ExxonMobil awarding Lockheed Martin a contract to serve as the systems integrator in the […]

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January 8, 2016

Bedrock Automation Signs New Automation Solution Providers

San Jose, Calif. – Bedrock Automation has signed two new Automation Solution Providers (ASPs) to help meet growing demand for […]

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January 7, 2016

Why ICS Cyber Security Should be Built In

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

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January 4, 2016

Advanced Cyber Adversaries Require an Advanced Cyber Defense

Just before Christmas, power went out across western Ukraine. Soon after, the energy ministry confirmed it was exploring claims a […]

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January 3, 2016

Interview with Joe Weiss on Ukranian Cyber Attack

Joe Weiss, managing director of ISA S99, and one of Bedrock’s Advisory Board Members, conducted an interview with The CyberWire […]

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November 25, 2015

Bedrock Automation Introduces First-of-its-Kind Software Configurable 5-Channel Ethernet I/O Module with Embedded Cyber Security

San Jose, CA – Nov. 18, 2015 – With the introduction of the first software configurable 5-channel Ethernet I/O module, […]

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November 18, 2015

Bedrock Automation Introduces First Universal I/O Module with Embedded Cyber Security

San Jose, Cal. – Sept. 16, 2015 – Keeping with a commitment to deliver Simple, Scalable and Secure™ industrial automation, […]

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November 16, 2015

The One Control System That has Addressed Cyber Security

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

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October 15, 2015

NOVA Explores Cyber Security Threat

There was an interesting NOVA program on October 14 entitled “CyberWar Threat” which directly relates to one of the key […]

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August 8, 2015

What Happens When UPS Fails

This report highlights what can happen when a UPS fails and brings down a new SCADA system.   The city […]

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August 6, 2015

Bedrock Article in Industrial Automation INSIDER

Walt Boyes wrote an excellent article on our production release of Bedrock® in his July 2015 issue of Industrial Automation INSIDER.     Two […]

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July 31, 2015

Lithium ION Batteries Come to UPS

Control magazine interviewed Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock’s CTO, VP of Engineering, regarding our new cyber secure lithium ion UPS.   Albert Rooyakkers, […]

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June 11, 2015

New Product Exclusive Article!

Please see our Product Exclusive article in this month’s Control Engineering magazine.   We are looking forward to production release […]

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June 2, 2015

Features Added to Our Automation Controller Product

We had a good meeting with Bill Lydon at the ARC Forum in Orlando to give him an update on […]

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June 1, 2015

Costs and Frequency of Attacks on Manufacturing Continue

Another great article by Bill Lydon here.   The cost and frequency of cyber attacks on manufacturing continue to increase […]

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May 12, 2015

Cyber Attacks Pose Great Threat to Water/Wastewater Facilities

Cyber security specialists from the Department of Homeland Security say that cyber attacks pose a greater threat to water and […]

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May 7, 2015

Security Report Shows SCADA Attacks Have Doubled

Dell Security’s annual threat report shows that SCADA attacks have doubled from 2013 to 2014. While this article recommends best […]

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March 27, 2015

Bedrock Releases 2nd in White Paper Series

San Jose, CA—March 27, 2015—Bedrock Automation announces the release of the second in a series of white papers on the […]

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March 23, 2015

Explaining Our Control System

In this video from the 2015 ARC Industry Forum, our CEO Bob Honor explains the features of Bedrock’s universal cyber […]

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March 20, 2015

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

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

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March 13, 2015

Network Security in Jeopardy Because of Toys?

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

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March 10, 2015

Energy Sector Leads in Cyber Attacks

A new report from the US Department for Homeland Security says that the Energy sector tops the list of US […]

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February 19, 2015

ARC Industry Forum Wrap Up Thoughts

Thanks to the organizers of the ARC Forum as we had a great introduction to the leading End Users and […]

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February 19, 2015

Industrial Control Redesigned

Bedrock Automation has introduced a unique set of industrial control system products that could alter the way we think about […]

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January 21, 2015

Bedrock Automation Featured on Automation.com

This recent article in Automation.com by Bill Lydon on our CTO Albert Rooyakkers explains how our system is different and why […]

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January 21, 2015

The Need for Robust Security in Distributed Control Systems

A new Frost & Sullivan DCS report highlights the need for robust security features in future Distributed Control Systems.   […]

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December 18, 2014

Cyber Attacks Causing Damage in Industrial Automation

In 2015 we will see more articles like this as industrial companies begin sharing this kind of information, particularly with […]

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December 17, 2014

Interoperability is Every Engineer’s Goal

The article below from Manufacturing Connection speaks to the need for interoperability standards:   Most of my research and conversations […]

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December 1, 2014

Websites Tracking ICS Incidents

Plants of all sizes are susceptible to attack and would benefit from Bedrock’s unique embedded security approach. One website – […]

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November 24, 2014

NSA chief says cyberattackers have penetrated U.S. infrastructure systems

The head of the National Security Agency, Navy Admiral Michael Rogers, admitted to a House Select Committee on Friday that […]

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November 12, 2014

The History and Danger of Stuxnet

In her new book, author Kim Zetter digs into the discovery of Stuxnet, a computer worm discovered in 2010. Go […]

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November 4, 2014

Control Systems and Process Automation Blog

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

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November 4, 2014

The Importance of Control Systems for Analytics Tools

Splunk is a disruptive analytical tool designed to handle unstructured data typically generated by operations in the form of machine […]

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November 1, 2014

Daktronics Vanguard Default Credentials (Update A)

By Alert Document This alert update is a follow-up to the original NCCIC/ICS-CERT alert titled ICS-ALERT-14-155-01 Daktronics Vanguard Hardcoded Credentials […]

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November 1, 2014

Ecava IntegraXor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

By Alert Document NCCIC/ICS-CERT is aware of a public report of a buffer overflow vulnerability with proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code […]

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November 1, 2014

ICS Focused Malware (Update A)

By Alert Document This updated alert is a follow-up to the alert titled ICS-ALERT-14-176-02 that was published June 25, 2014, […]

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November 1, 2014

Medical Devices Hard-Coded Passwords

By Alert Document This alert provides information about mitigating a credentials management vulnerability that has been reported across a broad […]

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November 1, 2014

Mitsubishi Electric Automation MC-WorX Suite Unsecure ActiveX Control

By Alert Document ICS-CERT is aware of a public report of an unsecure ActiveX Control vulnerability in the Mitsubishi Electric […]

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