Big-brand tech companies and Rock Star-caliber personalities in real estate management and data security came calling on the buildings industry at the Smart Building Integrator Summit (SBIS) on June 17th, the day before IBcon 2014 opened in Las Vegas. Their common message was that open-architected, interoperable building automation systems (BAS) are at the nucleus of the next phase of … Continue reading Sound Bites, Surprises and Solid Advice from the Smart Building Integrator Summit (SBIS) at IBcon 2014
We’re exposed - and the voices pointing it out are getting loud. The editorials, product announcements and demo-project progress reports released this October and November about Industrial Control System cyber-security comprise a critical mass of attention, and hopefully, progress in covering our vulnerabilities. Both the industrial automation and building automation industries are decades behind the times when it comes … Continue reading What is a Security Fabric? And Who is Afraid of Not Having One?