5G Will Unlock the True Potential of IoT Devices

The Internet of Thing (IoT) is changing the world beyond recognition, both in the industrial sector and our private lives. And the number of internet-connected devices is set to almost double from 2018 to 2020. This exponential rise in IoT devices is believed to happen in large part because of the arrival of 5G in 2019. [...]

The Internet of Things in the GDPR Era

According to a research conducted by the Global Privacy Enhancement Network, 59% of internet-connected devices failed to explain to their customers how their data was collected, used, or disclosed. Furthermore, 68% was unable to tell how the data is stored, 72% did not explain to the users how to erase that data from the device, while 38% did not include [...]

A High-Roller’s Database Was Stolen Through a Casino’s Thermometer in the Lobby Fish Tank

Even if this title sounds like something from a James Bond movie, it is something part of present-day reality. Though experienced as a seamless transition by the average person, what we are experiencing today is known as the 4th Industrial Revolution. Facilitated in large part by another somewhat recent development, the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry [...]

The Importance of Education in IIoT Cybersecurity

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is rapidly transforming the way manufacturing and other industries are conducting their business. These innovative technologies brought forth by IIoT allow companies to collect and share data in more precise and flexible ways. They can combine both data analytics and M2M communication, as well as data acquisition software to transform [...]

Why Ignition is The Ultimate Platform for SCADA

Released in January 2010, Ignition is an integrated software platform for SCADA systems. It is based on SQL Database-centric architecture and deployed through Java Web Start technology. Ignition has several independent modules that provide separate functionalities in all of the platform's components. Among these features, there are examples such as Data Acquisition, Scripting, Scheduling, Real-Time Status [...]

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) 101 – What Is It and How It Will Affect Manufacturing

It is a well-known fact that the internet has changed the world beyond recognition. There are over 4 billion internet users worldwide with even more being expected to join the digital world in the future. Over time, this development has given birth to a phenomenon known as the Internet of Things (IoT). In short, IoT can [...]

The SCADA Market to Skyrocket from 2017 to 2022

With the capability to capture and analyze data from devices in isolated areas, SCADA systems have a unique place in the technological advancement of the 21st century. Entering the 2017-2022 period, the need for integrated and scalable solutions stretches beyond the highly-industrialized economies to developing countries. Thus, smart technologies that help optimize costs become a [...]

Top 10 Key Features Shaping The Future of Next Generation SCADA Systems

A while ago we discussed what SCADA is and how it affects the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Today, we want to expand this topic by highlighting the top 10 features that we, at Kymera Systems, believe will shape the next gen SCADA systems. With the role of SCADA systems changing within the industry, it [...]

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