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Industrial Security

Industrie 4.0 safety and security

Increased networking of production and IT increases the risk of manipulation. With Industrial Security, we not only want to protect man and our environment from hazards, but also wish to protect devices, plant and machinery from unauthorised access and manipulation. This is the only way to guarantee the functional safety of plant and machinery, because attacks on IT can also adversely affect functional safety.

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Industrial Security in automation technology

The world of automation is merging with the IT world. This presents new challenges for both the protection of people (safety) and the protection of sensitive data from a machine (security). As for the safety aspect, there's a need to check the extent to which security issues influence functional safety. In an interview Harald Wessels, Product Manager, Product and Technology, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, explains why Industrial Security is becoming more important, how safety and security are linked and the challenges we must face in the future.

Normative foundations of Industrial Security

When human and robot work hand in hand and the world of automation merges with the IT world, this raises the safety requirements. Not only man and machine but also data and expertise must be reliably protected against threats, unauthorised access and misuse. In an interview Bernd Eisenhuth, CMSE, Customer Support, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, explains the normative foundations for Industrial Security and the Industrial Security requirements that must be met.

How to deal with security gaps

Security gaps in automation can have devastating consequences. In this interview Frank Eberle, Software Developer Network Systems, Advanced Development, Pilz GmbH & Co. KG, warns of the potential hazards that might arise from security gaps. In conclusion he shows some solution approaches to use to close these gaps.

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Pilz Automation Ltd
Pilz House, Little Colliers Field
Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

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E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk

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