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Issue 02/2020

Standards for safety and security

Standards help maintain data confidentiality and keep operational technology running

Technology touches many aspects of our lives and generates masses of data. Statistics show that currently 3,5 billion smartphone users send messages, upload video and photo content and use other apps on their phones which create data. We use medical devices to monitor our health. The data gathered is stored and can be shared with healthcare professionals and used for research. We also make online purchases, reservations and financial transactions. To carry out all these activities, we must trust the technology with our personal information.

Issue 06/2018

Protecting supply chains against cyber attacks

Cyber resilience can only be achieved by focusing both on information and operational technologies

In recent months, a number of international studies and reports have highlighted an alarming increase in cyber attacks targeting the supply chain.  One such survey, conducted in the Americas, Asia and Europe, suggests that in the past year two thirds of companies have experienced a cyber attack on their supply chain.