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Fake cabling documents are fraud — go directly to jail

02 April, 2020 by Paul Stathis, Chief Executive Officer, BICSI South Pacific

There have been reports of unscrupulous people faking cabling registration cards on worksites, and falsifying documentation to become registered cablers.


KNX IP Secure accepted as ISO standard

10 March, 2020

KNX IP Secure has recently been recognised as an international security standard for smart buildings, designated EN ISO 22510.


Data security for the smart building

01 March, 2020 by Jason Reasor, Director of Strategy and Technology for Enterprise Systems, CommScope

The right connectivity strategy can go a long way towards protecting your data from on-site attacks.


UNSW big data academics to support govt

12 August, 2019

UNSW health data experts Professor Sallie Pearson and Professor Louisa Jorm will support the government on how big data is managed and shared following their appointments to national committees.


One third of data breaches caused by human error

16 May, 2019

A report on the first year of the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme highlighted the importance of effective training, processes and technologies to support data protection in the future.


Standards to address grid cybersecurity

05 February, 2019

Standards Australia and Energy Networks Australia have released a Roadmap for Standards and Grid Cyber Security, which sets out a list of prioritised actions to guide grid cybersecurity in the future.


AFL FleXpress test mode software upgrade

04 February, 2019

The AFL FleXpress test mode is the latest software upgrade for the AFL FlexScan OTDR.


Increasing the security of smart home devices

17 January, 2019

Swinburne's Cybersecurity Lab has received $360,000 in funding to research and develop technology that can prevent smart devices being hacked.


Reducing the cybersecurity threat of EV charging

19 October, 2018

Researchers from Virginia Tech are trying to decrease the time it takes to charge an electric vehicle in a secure and efficient manner.


Xena transport layer security performance testing

19 February, 2018

Xena transport layer security performance testing (TLS) supports the latest encryption standard.


Claroty and Schneider improve global cybersecurity

21 August, 2017

Schneider Electric and Claroty have formed a partnership to work on safety and cybersecurity challenges for global industrial infrastructure.


GE Field Agent secure network gateway

23 March, 2017

Control Logic has introduced the next layer in GE's Industrial Internet systems solution. GE's Field Agent technology is the critical link required in an IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) chain for cloud-enabled analytics. Field Agents provide a rugged, preconfigured solution for secure data collection and conveyance from the machine.


Shifting paradigms in the age of IoT

24 May, 2016 by Kirsty Jagger*

How many smart devices do you own? However many, it's just the start. A new study estimates 15.4% growth in smart appliances in the next five years, which means that by 2020 these smart autonomous devices will reach 30 billion in number and the market will be worth about $52.6 billion.


Allied Telesis Active Fiber Monitoring security solution

29 January, 2016

Allied Telesis has released Active Fiber Monitoring, a security measure that can prevent eavesdropping on fibre communications by detecting when a cable is being tampered with and raise an alarm.


Las Vegas casino upgrades video security

08 October, 2015

A well-known Las Vegas casino has updated its security system with an IP technology solution by Schneider Electric.


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