NEWS

June 21st, 2017

Top ICS/SCADA Cybersecurity start-ups to watch for in 2017

The New Industrial Internet of Things & Cybersecurity startups are popping up daily and it is easy to understand why. Who would not want to be part of the next big sensation and secure or take their piece of the IoT pie, which some market research companies estimate to far exceed $6 trillion in less than 10 years?

After analyzing through the options, IIoT World’s Co-Founder and Managing Editor found some Industrial Controls Systems /SCADA Cybersecurity startups you should know about. Here they are, listed in alphabetical order. Read More

June 12th, 2017

Industry Hardens Cybersecurity Defenses Against Hackers And Spies

Food defense takes many forms: food safety programs, physical facility security, counterfeit goods, to name a few. One of the most challenging to manage is the growing threat to cybersecurity.

Closed loop data exchange is the default defense against hackers, industrial spies and other outsiders. Food and beverage manufacturers have been willing to forego benefits like third-party monitoring and troubleshooting of equipment and infrastructure performance if it meant granting access to internal communications systems. But as customer demands for more information mount and a workforce of digital natives who expect to access data via smart phones and other remote devices moves into place, the ability to just say no to the connected enterprise becomes less realistic. Read More

May. 31st, 2017

Dallas Siren Hacking Seen As ” Wake-Up Call” On Infrastructure 

DALLAS — The Dallas City Manager is reviewing critical, city-wide systems after the city’s siren system was hacked last Friday night, causing all 156 sirens across the city to go off, serving “as a wake-up call for the risks represented by our operational infrastructure,” say some.  Read More

Mar. 17th, 2017

Experts Divided On Value Of Cyber National Guard 

In an age where topics like Russian hacking, CIA hacking tools and the stability of the power grid and industrial networks has suddenly become important, there are only a few companies tackling industrial network security directly. One of those is Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks (www.veracity.io), led by CEO Paul Myer. Paul sat down with us last week to talk about industrial networks, network security, and why suddenly those systems–used for manufacturing, the power grid, oil and gas, and other key infrastructure–need their own security tools.  Read More

Mar. 9th, 2017

Interview With Paul Myer, Veracity: Why The Industrial Internet Needs Security 

In an age where topics like Russian hacking, CIA hacking tools and the stability of the power grid and industrial networks has suddenly become important, there are only a few companies tackling industrial network security directly. One of those is Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks (www.veracity.io), led by CEO Paul Myer. Paul sat down with us last week to talk about industrial networks, network security, and why suddenly those systems–used for manufacturing, the power grid, oil and gas, and other key infrastructure–need their own security tools.  Read More

Feb. 22nd, 2017

DOE Tries to Spur Development of Defenses Against Ukraine-Style Electrical Grid Cyberattack

he Department of Energy doled out $4 million in grant funding earlier this month to four different cybersecurity firms in an effort to spur the development of new technology that can help protect U.S. electricity delivery systems from hackers.  Read More

Feb. 22nd, 2017

Industrial Networks Require Centralized Security Orchestration

Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of next-generation Operational Technology (OT) network cybersecurity for the industrial internet, announced that it is part of a three-company team tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a secure networking solution that reduces cyberattacks against U.S. industrial and utility networks. Read More

Feb. 10th, 2017

DOE Picks Veracity-SEL-Sempra Team for Critical Infrastructure Network Security Platform Development.

The Energy Department has selected an industry team composed of Veracity Industrial Networks, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Sempra Renewables to develop a networking platform designed to keep utility and industrial infrastructure operational in the event of a cyber attack. Read More

Jan. 26th, 2017

Trump’s Twitter Profile Sparks new Concerns On Hacking Risk

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump’s tweets can move markets and create international rifts. Are they too easily in danger of getting hacked? Worries that his continued use of his personal Android smartphone had been simmering for weeks, as his popular @realdonaldtrump personal handle appeared to continue to send out blasts from that phone. Read More

Jan. 24th, 2017

Industrial Networks Require Centralized Security Orchestration

As industrial networks increasingly interconnect with the wider Internet, OT infrastructure managers will need industrial strength security tools equivalent to their IT counterparts’. Read More

PRESS RELEASES

May. 30th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Networks to Present at OCTANe Technology Innovation Forum on June 1

Veracity in a select group of eight companies presenting their business models. ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – May 30, 2017 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of Industrial SDN-based tools for operational networks, will be presenting at OCTANe’s Technology… read more

Feb. 9th, 2017

Veracity tapped by U.S. government for its cybersecurity expertise to develop next-generation network security for critical infrastructure

ALISO VIEJO, CA — (Marketwired) — 02/09/17 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of next-generation Operational Technology (OT) network cybersecurity for the industrial internet, announced that it is part of a three-company team tapped by the U.S…. read more

Feb. 6th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Network Security is participating in this week’s ARC Industry Forum in Orlando

ALISO VIEJO, CA and ORLANDO, FL — (Marketwired) — 02/06/17 — Veracity Industrial Network Security, a leading provider of next-generation network security for the industrial Internet, will be participating… read more

June 22nd, 2016

Microsemi Invests in Veracity to Support Commitment to IoT Security Market

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 22, 2016 / PRNewswire — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with Veracity Security… read more