Cybersecurity in Building Automation Systems (BAS)

February 15, 2019

The buildings that we live and work in are getting smarter and more connected. As we speak, the scenes we have only watched in sci-fi movies are becoming a reality, beginning with our homes and offices transforming into “smart buildings”. Only a few years ago, buildings offered very basic services. They had a central building management system (BMS) and one or two sub-systems, isolated from each other, typically used to control heating and air conditioning, the elevator or lighting systems. The control implemented by the BMS included simply switching the right equipment on or off at the right time of the day or year.

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PROMOTING BETTER CYBERSECURITY

whitePaper | December 18, 2019

The Ohio Data Protection Act (“ODPA” or the Act), came into force on November 2, 2018.1 The Act seeks to improve cybersecurity among Ohio businesses. It does so by providing an affirmative defense against tort claims arising from a data breach to businesses that can demonstrate they have implemented a qualifying cybersecurity program that reasonably conforms to one of ten specified cybersecurity frameworks and met certain other safeguards specified in the Act.

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IoT Application Provisioning for Security Using FDO and TPM

whitePaper | December 29, 2022

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers the appealing possibility of harnessing millions of devices that measure or modify real world things and allows processes to be optimized. There are many opportunities: thermostats optimized for tomorrow’s weather, shipping containers optimized for packing before their contents arrive, assembly lines that reconfigure automatically for each item, street lighting adjusted to make streets safer, and so on.

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Password Safe Cloud 22.2 Security Whitepaper

whitePaper | August 5, 2022

The purpose of this document is to help technically-oriented professionals understand the security-related value BeyondTrust can bring to their organization. BeyondTrust can help your support organization stay secure and compliant, while improving the efficiency and success of your organization with a better end-user support experience.

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Embracing Security Operations in the Educational Sector

whitePaper | December 22, 2022

Nearly every part of the educational sector has fallen victim to a cyberattack, from elementary schools to universities. Securing education is no longer a “nice to have” but a “must do” and is a growing concern among the global educational community. Creating and maintaining effective information security and cybersecurity operations in education comes down to people, processes, and tools. It’s crucial for IT and security leaders across the entire spectrum of educational institutions to find the right balance between the three. While there are success stories of achieving that balance, there’s always more to do to identify, understand, and mitigate cybersecurity risks to these organizations. Establishing and improving existing cybersecurity operations must become a priority.

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Closing the Human Error Gap in Cybersecurity

whitePaper | June 23, 2023

The increasing reliance on digital technology has made cybersecurity a critical concern for organizations worldwide. While technological advancements have provided businesses with unprecedented opportunities, they have also exposed them to a myriad of cyber threats. In this context, human error has emerged as a significant vulnerability. While an overwhelming majority of the human error related wrong decisions are unintentional, they can happen to anyone. This whitepaper aims to provide a comprehensive approach to closing the human error gap in cybersecurity, focusing on both cybersecurity awareness training and proactive security measures that minimize the need for users to be cyber smart.

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The State of Ransomware in Manufacturing and Production 2022

whitePaper | October 6, 2022

Sophos' annual study of the real-world ransomware experiences of IT professionals in the manufacturing and production sector has revealed an ever more challenging attack environment. Together with the growing financial and operational burden ransomware places on its victims, it also shines new light on the relationship between ransomware and cyber insurance - including how insurance drives changes to cyber defenses.

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At Barracuda we strive to make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 150,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them – in ways they may not even know they are at risk – so they can focus on taking their business to the next level.

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