French multinational Thales and South-Australian small business Micro-X have signed a $10 million agreement to invest in the development of ultra-miniature x-ray systems. The systems, which utilise carbon nanotubes in their x-ray imaging, have potential applications in airports and other high-security environments. A backscattering image processing algorithm, augmented with artificial intelligence, will identify suspicious items. … Continue reading Thales and Australian manufacturer sign agreement on future x-ray systems
Adopting new technology shouldn’t be avoided over worries that a security system will be breached. Miri Schroeter finds out how companies can benefit from upgrading their systems while staying away from hackers. With more manufacturers looking to improve the software systems and connectivity of their factories, there is an increase in information for the public … Continue reading Overcoming fears associated with introducing new technology
In a paper accepted to the 2019 International Conference on machine Learning (ICML), CSIRO researchers have presented a new method of preventing attacks on algorithms and machine learning systems. Similar in principle to a vaccine, the innovation is designed to limit the effectiveness of hackers who target algorithms that could drive cars, identify spam emails … Continue reading CSIRO designs algorithm vaccination technique
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), and Avnu Alliance (Avnu), a community creating an interoperable ecosystem of low-latency, time-synchronised, highly reliable networked devices using open standards, announced they have agreed to a liaison to work together to advance deployment and interoperability of devices with Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) open standards. Under the agreement, the IIC and … Continue reading IIC, Avnu Alliance announce liaison to boost TSN standards
A new study from Deloitte has found that cyber security breaches in manufacturing plants are increasing, with the sector “woefully unprepared” for these threats. Titled Industry 4.0 and Cyber Risk: Security in an age of connected production, the Deloitte study revealed that one-third of all manufacturers sampled admitted to not having performed any cyber risk assessments of … Continue reading Deloitte: Manufacturers “woefully unprepared” for supply chain threats
The global Internet of Things (IoT) security market is set to grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48 per cent, according to a new report by Technavio. The new report categorises the IoT security market into three segments – hardware, software and computer services. According to the report, the global IoT security … Continue reading IoT market to grow by 48 per cent, says Technavio
Manufacturers who think their computers will never get hacked need to think again. Alan Johnson reports.
Designed to bring industry and researchers together, Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) Centre has been officially opened by Western Australian Premierr, Colin Barnett.
Despite the increased risks developing in cybersecurity and data integrity, little heed is being paid to protecting company data.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has prosecuted Perth company, Cyber Technology for trying to export drones without a permit.
Hills posted a profit of $24.8 million in the year to June 30 and plans to continue to purchase more security and healthcare technology businesses.
The Hills group has announced the acquisition of Auckland’s Intek Security group, adding to its security offerings in New Zealand.
An increasing number of unsecured, computer-guided production machinery and networks in production facilities are gradually evolving into gateways for data theft. Experts claim new security technologies are needed to shield the sensitive data.
The rapid development of long distance communication technologies has created a global interconnected platform allowing for boundless information sharing that is not limited by proximity.
The manufacturing industry is an obvious target for cybercriminals, as demonstrated by a recent attack called Nitro which targeted more than 48 organisations involved in the manufacture of chemicals and advanced materials.
PPSR (Personal Property Securities Register), which commenced January this year, will help buyers check that the used goods they are buying, like a car, boat or machinery – almost anything except real estate – doesn’t have a security interest over it.