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Introducing Bedrock OSA® Remote

  • Intrinsically-secure PLC and RTU control
  • 10 or 20 channels of universal I/O
  • Free IEC 61131-3 engineering software
  • -40ºC to +80ºC temperature range
  • Rugged, all-metal case 5.4 in x 8.9 in x 2.3 in
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March 29, 2021

Pumping Profit: The Vital Need for Secure Remote Monitoring

Effective pump control is critical to many processes, but the further you get from your control room, the more challenging it is to optimize pump operation. Secure remote monitoring can improve productivity in some very specific ways.

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March 29, 2021

Keeping Upstream Water Flowing

The March 2021 E&P feature “Keeping the Flow” is an excellent retrospective on how water management is helping the upstream oil & gas industry transform from pandemic-driven financial turmoil to IIoT driven digital transformation.

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December 18, 2020

Upstream Oil & Gas Assets that Need Secure Remote Monitoring

Surely, all upstream oil & gas production assets could benefit from low-cost remote monitoring, but one supplier of asset management solutions has identified seven of the most critical. Not coincidentally they are also among the assets that could benefit from secure remote control.

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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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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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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 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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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

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

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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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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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 the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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