Operational technology

CIO Leadership: How a ‘Trust and Inspire’ Leadership Model That Fosters Collaboration and Innovation Will Drive the Discussion at the In-Person 2021 HMG Live! Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit on October 29

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:09pm

Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit in-person on October 29 at the Hotel Nia in Menlo Park, CA.

Key Points: 
  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit in-person on October 29 at the Hotel Nia in Menlo Park, CA.
  • World-class business technology and innovation executives speaking at the 2021 HMG Live!
  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit will include:
    Brad Arkin, SVP, Chief Security & Trust Officer, Cisco
    Valued Partners for the 2021 HMG Live!
  • Silicon Valley Global Innovation Summit include Aisera, Akamai, Auth0, Azul, BetterCloud, Darktrace, Forescout Technologies, Globant, Nutanix, Palo Alto Networks, RingCentral, SafeGuard Cyber, Skybox Security, Zoom and Zscaler.

OPSWAT Names Operational Technology (OT) Industry Marketing Expert, Oren T. Dvoskin, as VP of OT and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Marketing

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OPSWAT , the global leader in Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), announced today that industry leader Oren T. Dvoskin will be joining the company as Vice President of Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Marketing.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OPSWAT , the global leader in Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), announced today that industry leader Oren T. Dvoskin will be joining the company as Vice President of Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Marketing.
  • Dvoskin brings extensive OT/ICS cybersecurity marketing and business development experience and will help OPSWAT scale its vast portfolio of products and presence in the global OT and industrial markets.
  • "Cybercriminals commonly target critical infrastructure and manufacturing companies with ransomware attacks because they know they can easily cause costly operational disruptions," said Oren T. Dvoskin, VP of OT and ICS Marketing at OPSWAT.
  • "And even after a year of high-profile ransomware attacks against these systems, OT/ICS environments remain extremely vulnerable.

Cyolo Launches New Vault Feature to End Password Breaches

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.

Key Points: 
  • It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.
  • Identities are the basic building block of the Zero Trust model and the new key to securing critical assets.
  • Organizations simply cannot afford weak authentication due to lack of MFA or bad password practices," said AlmogApirion, co-founder and CEO ofCyolo.
  • "With the Vault, we store your passwords securelywithinyour own environmentandthenswallow the key, so to speak.

Attacks on Operational Technology would 'cripple' most US businesses, according to cybersecurity leaders

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A cyberattack on Operational Technology (OT) has the potential to 'cripple'the overwhelming majority(83%)ofUSorganizations, according to a poll of 100 enterprise security leaders commissioned by SapienCyber .

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A cyberattack on Operational Technology (OT) has the potential to 'cripple'the overwhelming majority(83%)ofUSorganizations, according to a poll of 100 enterprise security leaders commissioned by SapienCyber .
  • Glenn Murray,Managing Directorand CEO ofSapienCyber, commented: "It is clear that anyattack oncritical infrastructurehas the potential to cause untold disruption for many organizations.
  • Recent evidencefrom the CyberSecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA)suggests that cybercriminals are increasingly targetingOperationalTechnology withransomware attacks, particularly against critical infrastructure.
  • In other findings, 95% of cybersecurity leaders admittedthat theycouldmake improvements to their holistic and real-time monitoring of cyberthreats.

Cyolo Launches New Vault Feature to End Password Breaches

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyolo, the developer of Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, announced today the rollout of its new identity-centric Vault feature. The Vault creates one primary identity for users and internally saves all other passwords, thereby integrating multiple accounts into a single trusted user identity. Identity protection is at the heart of any zero-trust architecture, and the Vault provides the best of identity-based management and control. The Vault holds passwords locally inside the customer environment, eliminating the vulnerabilities present in a centralized cloud, and extends full visibility and traceability across complex environments.  

Key Points: 
  • It's well documented that many data breaches are the result of poor password management andineffective authentication practices.More than 80%ofsecurity breaches in the enterprisetake placedue toweak or reused passwords, according to Gartner research.Furthermore, the cost ofcybercrimeis estimated toreach $6 trillion annually by the end of thisyear.Well-intentioned butoverly complicated password policieshave the unintended consequence ofcausingconfusion for users and chaos for administrators.
  • Identities are the basic building block of the Zero Trust model and the new key to securing critical assets.
  • Organizations simply cannot afford weak authentication due to lack of MFA or bad password practices," said AlmogApirion, co-founder and CEO ofCyolo.
  • "With the Vault, we store your passwords securelywithinyour own environmentandthenswallow the key, so to speak.

Shokworks’ CEO Alejandro Laplana Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Alejandro Laplana, CEO of Shokworks, a Dallas-based company builder that delivers custom software development and IT consulting services to global startups and enterprise companies looking to embrace digital transformation, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Key Points: 
  • Alejandro Laplana, CEO of Shokworks, a Dallas-based company builder that delivers custom software development and IT consulting services to global startups and enterprise companies looking to embrace digital transformation, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211019005762/en/
    Shokworks CEO Alejandro Laplana has joined the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.
  • We are honored to welcome Alejandro Laplana into the community, said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council.
  • As an accepted member of the Council, Laplana has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence.

Todd Basile to Speak at Energy Drone + Robotics Summit Fireside Chat

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00pm

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Todd Basile , an Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak during a fireside chat at the Energy Drone + Robotics Summit Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. CDT.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Todd Basile , an Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak during a fireside chat at the Energy Drone + Robotics Summit Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. CDT.
  • During the session, Basile will speak alongside ARIX Technologies to discuss the revolutionary impact of autonomous robots on energy infrastructure maintenance with lower costs, enhanced data, and improved safety.
  • The Energy Drone & Robotics Summit is the "largest global summit of the Energy Drone & Robotics Coalition, who host the only event series exclusively focused on the business and technology of unmanned systems, automation and data/artificial intelligence (AI) in energy operations," according to the event website.
  • Over three days, the summit connects hundreds of worldwide energy & industrial unmanned systems leaders at a time of rapid growth for the sector.

Todd Basile to Speak at Industrial XR Global Summit Fireside Chat

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 9:00pm

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Todd Basile , an Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP , will speak at a fireside chat at the Industrial XR Global Summit , Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. CDT.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Todd Basile , an Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP , will speak at a fireside chat at the Industrial XR Global Summit , Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. CDT.
  • During the chat, Basile and Ommo Technologies will discuss the transformative impact of position sensing platforms on commercial applications of augmented, virtual, and mixed-reality technologies.
  • Ommo Technologies offers the world's first permanent magnet-based position tracking technology, with a myriad of industrial XR applications including simulation, training, medical interventions, and product design, assembly, and maintenance.
  • Basile is a technology attorney with more than 15 years of combined experience in the tech and legal industries.

Reynolds' Jit Papneja accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 3:00am

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jit Papneja, Vice President, Data Analytics for the Reynolds American group of companies ("Reynolds"), has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives

Key Points: 
  • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Jit Papneja, Vice President, Data Analytics for the Reynolds American group of companies ("Reynolds"), has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives
    Jit was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of data analytics experience.
  • "We are honored to welcome Jit Papneja into the community," said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council.
  • As an accepted member of the Council, Jit has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence.
  • Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC).

OPSWAT Launches Academy 3.0 to Enhance Critical Infrastructure Protection Expertise Among Cybersecurity Professionals

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:58pm

91% of respondents in OPSWAT's Academy 3.0 launch event polls reported that the lack of CIP cybersecurity expertise is a growing concern.

Key Points: 
  • 91% of respondents in OPSWAT's Academy 3.0 launch event polls reported that the lack of CIP cybersecurity expertise is a growing concern.
  • OPSWAT Academy 3.0 addresses this talent shortage by providing both cybersecurity professionals and those looking to enter the cybersecurity field with the practical skills and business-tested practices needed to protect these specialized environments.
  • OPSWAT Academy 3.0 builds on basic cybersecurity principles and teaches professionals to apply this expertise to critical infrastructure environments while integrating OPSWAT's CIP platforms and technologies.
  • Watch the Academy 3.0 launch event for more details: https://opswat-1.wistia.com/medias/jt0t4zcaoh
    For more information on Academy 3.0 and to register for the free CIP training, visit OPSWAT Cybersecurity Academy .