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The Danger of Cyber-Physical Attacks

March 24, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

In 2014, an unnamed German Steel Mill suffered a sophisticated cyberattack that targeted the industrial control systems of a blast furnace, causing the furnace to shut down improperly. This unstable and improper shutdown caused “massive damage”...

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AI Needs to Be Secured. Here's How to Do It.

March 23, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are increasingly being integrated into our everyday lives. Smart thermostats use AI to learn our schedules and adjust temperatures, AI applications in self-driving cars enable them to navigate and respond...

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Why Triton is One of the Most Dangerous Pieces of Malware Ever

March 16, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Ensuring the safety of their systems is a top priority for organizations operating within Industry 4.0. Anything from heavy-duty machinery in a smart factory to environmental sensors in an energy plant—all are potentially dangerous if they don’t...

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Why Stuxnet (Still) Matters: How to Protect Embedded Systems from the World's Most Infamous Malware

March 10, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

There is perhaps no cyberattack more infamous or dangerous than the 2009 Stuxnet attack. It was the first ever weaponized cyberattack. 

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How to Address the Unique Cybersecurity Challenges of Industry 4.0

March 02, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

The Internet of Things (IoT) has evolved dramatically since its conception, and our world alongside it. The advancement of the IoT—including its subset the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—has given way to the latest industrial revolution:...

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Why the IIoT Needs a Complete Cybersecurity Stack

February 13, 2020
| Kylee Malkiewicz

Cybersecurity is a many-pronged approach. From smart thermostats to the automated factories of Industry 4.0, today’s embedded systems require multiple layers of protection to prevent cyberattacks. These different layers are known as the...

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2019 IoT Cybersecurity: Year in Review

December 31, 2019
| Kylee Malkiewicz

 

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Next-Level Data Protection Through Taint Tracking

January 28, 2019
| Sal Trifilio

Data breaches are costing companies millions across the globe, and they’re only getting worse.

According to a breakdown of IBM’s 13th annual Cost of Data Breach survey, “the total cost, per-capita cost, and average size of a data breach (by...

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Dover's Top 10 Cybersecurity Blogs of 2018

January 07, 2019
| Sal Trifilio

There’s no doubt 2018 was an important year in cybersecurity, as a number of national stories and unfortunate attacks lifted the public’s awareness of the issues at hand like never before.

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What You Need to Know About CoreGuard Micropolicies

December 20, 2018
| Sal Trifilio

CoreGuard® is a sentry processor that acts like a bodyguard by checking every instruction sent to an embedded system’s host processor for malicious code—stopping attacks before any damage can be done.

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