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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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Industry News

Cyber Attacks
 

Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

December 18, 2017
Robert Bergman

It was only a matter of time. “Triton” has emerged as third computer virus discovered to date that is capable of disrupting industrial processes. The first, Stuxnet, was discovered in 2010 and was used to attack Iran’s nuclear program. The second, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, was discovered last year by researchers who said it was likely used in a December 2016 attack that cut power in Ukraine. In this case, the virus was used to attack Triconex safety systems in an undisclosed Saudi Arabian facility.
 
According to cyber investigators and the firm whose systems were targeted, the hackers were likely working for a nation-state to invade the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations. Department of Homeland Security spokesman Scott McConnell said the agency was looking into the matter “to assess the potential impact on critical infrastructure.”
 
Not to put too fine a point on it, but Bedrock Automation controllers with Cybershield™ were designed from the ground up specifically to stop this kind of attack in its tracks. Installing a Bedrock Secure Proxy solution “in front” of your existing ICS is a simple, cost effective way to introduce this powerful capability without replacing your entire ICS. A small investment that can pay huge dividends. Contact our sales team to learn more.

 
Cyber Attacks

NEWS RELEASE: Bedrock Open Secure Automation OSA® Remote Controller Wins Design News Golden Mousetrap Innovation Award

April 30, 2019
Robert Bergman

San Jose, California – February 13, 2019 – Bedrock Automation announced today that the editors of Design News have recognized […]

Cyber Attacks

Bedrock Automation – March 2019 Newsletter Issue

March 5, 2019
Robert Bergman

March highlights, industry news, and happenings from Bedrock Automation.    This issue features:    White hats needed Securing the component […]

Cyber Attacks

System Integrator Reviews Bedrock Technology

February 28, 2019
Robert Bergman

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