USE CHANGE MANAGEMENT TO INCREASE SECURITY

 

More automated systems than ever are now being connected to the Internet. The obvious downside is that the door is slowly being opened to hackers. There are many sources of risk, from external devices to a company's own employees. Intelligent application of change management can be used to provide not only backups, but also the ability to detect unauthorised changes. Don't miss out on this valuable contribution to your cybersecurity strategy.


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Shorter stoppages

Centralised data storage

Organisational continuity across multiple shifts

Fast disaster recovery

Detection of hacker activity

CATCH A CYBERCRIMINAL IN THE ACT!


Hackers are focussing more and more on industrial facilities. Using a network switch as a honeypot is an excellent way to spot a cyberattack at an early enough stage to avoid damage. When a change management system is specially designed to work with automation devices, then its monitoring functions can be used to automatically detect changes to the configuration of a switch and raise the alert.
 

    

The more we connect automated systems to the Internet, the more the door is opened to cyberattacks. There are many sources of risk, from external devices to a company's own employees. Intelligent application of change management can be used to provide not only backups, but also the ability to detect unauthorised changes. Don't miss out on this valuable contribution to your cybersecurity strategy.

See the article "How to use cyberattacks to increase security" (recently published in the German-language specialist magazine "atp") for details of how to fully exploit backups as a cybersecurity instrument and how to make disaster recovery quick and easy.

Immediately detecting and checking changes to industrial control systems is an important tool in helping to provide early warning of cyberattacks. A network switch makes an excellent honeypot. Besides being  attractive to hackers and useful in the early detection of cyberattacks, it can also help with spotting the preparations for an attack. versiondog monitors the switch for unauthorised changes and automatically raises the alarm if it finds any. 

To find out how to use the fact that "a cybercriminal can resist anything but temptation" to your advantage, see this article (recently published in the German-language specialist magazine "cav").


THE CORNERSTONES OF EFFECTIVE CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Use one manufacturer-independent system for all devices

versiondog is the manufacturer-independent solution for dependable version control and data management of the control programs of PLCs, CNCs, SCADA systems, HMIs, drives and robots.

Run regular backups automatically

  • Scheduled backups

  • Statistics and reports

  • Centralised data storage

Track changes

Increase certainty, safety and security thanks to:

  • The ability to generate change records quickly and easily (for audits, etc.)

  • The fulfilment of all legal and regulatory requirements

  • Detection of cyberattacks and hacker manipulation

Document changes

  • WHO made the change?

  • WHAT was changed?

  • WHEN was the change made?

  • WHY was the change made?

Know what program is running on each device

versiondog not only runs regular automated backups, it can even make detailed comparisons between the online program and the offline project. That means you can be certain that your automated device programs are current and correct. You always know exactly what version is running in production, and setpoints and parameters can be checked and restored if necessary at any time.

Be ready for fast disaster recovery

Safeguard your device programs with a complete sequence of versions – prevent lost time and uncertainty in the event of undesired changes, device failure, sabotage or human error.

DISCOVER WHY OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SO ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT VERSIONDOG

EGLV

Efficient change management and protection against cyber attacks

CERN

More certainty, safety, and security, thanks to centralised data storage

Mann + Hummel Filterwerke

Reduced costs due to significant reductions in downtime

Nestlé

Straightforward quality control and data management

 

 

 

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