Thursday, May 25, 2017
By Chris Hamilton, Cybersecurity Working Group Co-Chair
Many of you have heard about WannaCry, or WannaCrypt (Ransom:Win32/WannaCrypt) initially publicized by the DHS on May 12th. This worm is estimated to have affected over 150 countries and more than 200,000 assets in its short run to date. It also has prompted Microsoft to release the first patch for Windows XP since end-of-extended-support (unprecedented) in attempts to curb the rampant spread of infection. The kill switch inadvertently discovered is only temporary as multiple iterations are expected, a la Conficker.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Francisco Almada-Lobo, MESA Member and CEO of Critical Manufacturing
MESA’s 2017 Smart Story Awards submission period stay open until May 31st.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
I am sharing below some of my favorite highlights from the round table discussions on Smart Manufacturing at the 2017 Manufacturing & Technology Conference at Cleveland. MESA International organized this forum and there were many common discussion threads and questions among manufacturers moving forward with Smart Manufacturing and IIoT initiatives in their respective companies.