Category Archives: regulatory compliance

What Is the ISA/IEC 62443 Framework?

Cybersecurity threats to manufacturing and process plants are coming from a wide range of attack vectors including supply chain, logistics, enterprise computing, remote connections, operator stations, programmable logic controllers, distributed control systems (DCSs), smart sensors and new smart devices. Many emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and communications technologies offer greater connectivity, but they make the […]… Read More

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Overview of NIST 800-171b: 33 Enhanced Security Requirements to Help Protect DoD Contractors

In early July, NIST released draft versions of two new publications: NIST SP 800-171 Revision 2: Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations and NIST SP 800-171B: Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations: Enhanced Security Requirements for Critical Programs and High Value Assets. NIST explains that its “SP 800-171 Revision […]… Read More

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Strong Customer Authentication: A Vehicle for PCI-DSS Compliance

Payment services that operate electronically should adopt technologies that guarantees the safe authentication of the user and reduces, to the maximum extent possible, the risk of fraud. In order to achieve this, the European Union in 2007 passed the Payment Services Directive (PSD). The aim of this legislation is to regulate payment services and payment […]… Read More

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