operational technology

OT Cyber | From the Plant Floor Up: Kevin Black and Rob Simmons from Sandalwood

Rob Simmons, Business Development, and Kevin Black, Project Engineer, at Sandalwood Engineering & Ergonomic join us for a new episode of OT Cyber | From the Plant Floor Up. Host Jeff Smith, CTO at DYNICS, dives into a discussion with Rob and Kevin around the importance of having knowledge in the OT cybersecurity space, the …

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The Rise of Digital Twins

In their ‘IoT Signals: Manufacturing Spotlight‘ report, Microsoft and Intel summarize that maintenance monitoring and automation are the biggest overarching areas that companies are banking on when it comes to industrial IoT technologies. They are also the foundational elements of smart factory integration, which is skyrocketing in popularity. In fact, of the senior and mid-level …

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The Vision is Secure: Data Visualization on the Plant Floor

A new age for plant floors is unfolding with the rising popularity of smart factories. The dawn of this Industry 4.0 staple comes as the adoption of 5G networks increases and connectivity becomes the norm. While regions of the world, including Europe and the United States right behind it, and verticals such as manufacturing, transportation …

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OT Cyber | From the Plant Floor Up: Introduction to Net-Optix for SDN with Jeff Smith

Join Jeff Smith, CTO at DYNICS, as he discusses the company’s partnership with Veracity Industrial Networks and the benefits of their Net-Optix controller. Most importantly, how the revolutionary solution simplifies and streamlines the process of maintaining and securing industrial operational networks and how it is used in conjunction with DYNICS’ SDN Industrial Ethernet. Lastly, Jeff …

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DYNICS Announces Partnership with Sandalwood Engineering and Ergonomics

DYNICS and Sandalwood come together to increase industrial workplace safety by strengthening cybersecurity solutions ANN ARBOR, MI – July 20, 2022 — DYNICS, a leading creator of quality hardware and software solutions for the industrial marketplace, announced today a new partnership with Sandalwood Engineering and Ergonomics. This strategic alliance brings together the companies’ individual expertise and …

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Industry Spotlight: Safeguarding the Food and Beverage Plant Floors

When Abbott Nutrition voluntarily shut down a facility on February 17th due to contaminated products, it ignited a frenzy. Parents and caregivers were left scrambling to get their hands on baby formula as a shortage ensued. Not only did this crisis expose the fact that industries such as baby formula production are controlled by just …

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OT Cyber | From the Plant Floor Up: Pilot Episode with Chris Gibbs from Centripetal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00otozFudFI Welcome to our podcast, OT Cyber | From the Plant Floor Up, hosted by Jeff Smith, CTO at DYNICS. On the pilot episode, we are excited to have Chris Gibbs, VP of Sales, at Centripetal. Jeff and Chris discuss the DYNICS and Centripetal partnership, what we are solving, and the state of the industrial …

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A Long-Term Relationship: The Marriage of the System Integrator and Industrial Software

A recent Power Engineering article opened by bringing us back to 2015. Even before there was the ongoing turmoil that we face today with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, that year marked a significant event unto itself. A series of outages impacted nearly a quarter of a million people when the Russian state-sponsored group known as …

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