Paul Myer

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Dirt. Dust. Vibration. Shocks. Electrical noise. Blistering heat. Freezing cold. The quick answer to the question of why industrial network switches differ from business IT switches is that the industrial Ethernet switch is built to withstand all these challenges. By


Power grid outages driven by malware, dam control system attacks, vehicle onboard system hijacking:  recent incidents like these show how critical cybersecurity has become in connected operational technology. But if you think OT is “just IT in an industrial environment,”


Even before the major denial-of-service attack that took down power in the Ukraine in December 2015, industrial systems experts had been growing more restive about the mounting insecurities of these mission critical systems. That attack brought significant awareness to this