Corporations must budget money for insurance and good legal advice. The rising Cyber Threat and the possible consequences, fully justify IT security measures. The following article by Marc Petock, Vice President of Marketing at Lynxspring, Inc., as published on AutomatedBuildings.com, provides a compelling business case.
Great Podcast from Lynxspring. A discussion with Sam Heiney of Netop and Terry Swope of Lynxspring about the need for cyber security in building automation systems. Nice job guys!
Welcome Marc Petock, Vice President of Marketing at Lynxspring. Marc has contributed this very timely post on Cyber threats as they relate to building automation controls.
We are experiencing a reality check. Today’s reality is this: No matter what business you are in, no matter where in the world you are—everything on a network is at risk. Cyber threats and security compromises directed at building and facility control systems remain one of the most dynamic issues in the building automation industry today. Buildings are highly susceptible to cyber threats, hacking and viruses.We have seen the number of cyber related incidents and discoveries of building automation software vulnerabilities ramp up. Cyber threats within the building environment are becoming more frequent and sophisticated and we are now at a point where we should be concerned. Gone are the days of “security through obscurity”. [Read more...]