NEWS

July 12th, 2017

Agency Funding Doesn’t Slow Down to Cyber Startups

Two federal agencies issued funding this month worth about $5 million to cybersecurity firms to help the government protect electrical grids and the government’s expanding Internet of Things network.

The funding isn’t a relatively large amount, but it shows the government is continuing to keep the spigot open for startups that want to work to protect the government’s digital infrastructure. This engagement will remain important in light of the federal hiring freeze that has made it nearly impossible for federal agencies to attract internal help… Read More

July 6th, 2017

OCTANe Sees Record Attendance at Technology Innovation Forum and Ophthalmology Technology Summit

OCTANe, the Orange County startup accelerator dedicated to driving innovation and growth by connecting people, resources and capital, is pleased to announce the continued growth of its signature forums, Technology Innovation Forum (TIF) and Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS). The conferences were attended by industry leaders, entrepreneurs and investors who came to learn about current investment trends and to see the latest innovations originating from Orange County’s technology hub… Read More

June 21st, 2017

Top ICS/SCADA Cybersecurity start-ups to watch for in 2017

The New Industrial Internet of Things & Cybersecurity startups are popping up daily and it is easy to understand why. Who would not want to be part of the next big sensation and secure or take their piece of the IoT pie, which some market research companies estimate to far exceed $6 trillion in less than 10 years?

After analyzing through the options, IIoT World’s Co-Founder and Managing Editor found some Industrial Controls Systems /SCADA Cybersecurity startups you should know about. Here they are, listed in alphabetical order. Read More

June 12th, 2017

Industry Hardens Cybersecurity Defenses Against Hackers And Spies

Food defense takes many forms: food safety programs, physical facility security, counterfeit goods, to name a few. One of the most challenging to manage is the growing threat to cybersecurity.

Closed loop data exchange is the default defense against hackers, industrial spies and other outsiders. Food and beverage manufacturers have been willing to forego benefits like third-party monitoring and troubleshooting of equipment and infrastructure performance if it meant granting access to internal communications systems. But as customer demands for more information mount and a workforce of digital natives who expect to access data via smart phones and other remote devices moves into place, the ability to just say no to the connected enterprise becomes less realistic. Read More

May. 31st, 2017

Dallas Siren Hacking Seen As ” Wake-Up Call” On Infrastructure 

DALLAS — The Dallas City Manager is reviewing critical, city-wide systems after the city’s siren system was hacked last Friday night, causing all 156 sirens across the city to go off, serving “as a wake-up call for the risks represented by our operational infrastructure,” say some.  Read More

Mar. 17th, 2017

Experts Divided On Value Of Cyber National Guard 

In an age where topics like Russian hacking, CIA hacking tools and the stability of the power grid and industrial networks has suddenly become important, there are only a few companies tackling industrial network security directly. One of those is Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks (www.veracity.io), led by CEO Paul Myer. Paul sat down with us last week to talk about industrial networks, network security, and why suddenly those systems–used for manufacturing, the power grid, oil and gas, and other key infrastructure–need their own security tools.  Read More

Mar. 9th, 2017

Interview With Paul Myer, Veracity: Why The Industrial Internet Needs Security 

In an age where topics like Russian hacking, CIA hacking tools and the stability of the power grid and industrial networks has suddenly become important, there are only a few companies tackling industrial network security directly. One of those is Aliso Viejo-based Veracity Industrial Networks (www.veracity.io), led by CEO Paul Myer. Paul sat down with us last week to talk about industrial networks, network security, and why suddenly those systems–used for manufacturing, the power grid, oil and gas, and other key infrastructure–need their own security tools.  Read More

Feb. 22nd, 2017

DOE Tries to Spur Development of Defenses Against Ukraine-Style Electrical Grid Cyberattack

he Department of Energy doled out $4 million in grant funding earlier this month to four different cybersecurity firms in an effort to spur the development of new technology that can help protect U.S. electricity delivery systems from hackers.  Read More

Feb. 22nd, 2017

Industrial Networks Require Centralized Security Orchestration

Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of next-generation Operational Technology (OT) network cybersecurity for the industrial internet, announced that it is part of a three-company team tapped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a secure networking solution that reduces cyberattacks against U.S. industrial and utility networks. Read More

Feb. 10th, 2017

DOE Picks Veracity-SEL-Sempra Team for Critical Infrastructure Network Security Platform Development.

The Energy Department has selected an industry team composed of Veracity Industrial Networks, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Sempra Renewables to develop a networking platform designed to keep utility and industrial infrastructure operational in the event of a cyber attack. Read More

Jan. 26th, 2017

Trump’s Twitter Profile Sparks new Concerns On Hacking Risk

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump’s tweets can move markets and create international rifts. Are they too easily in danger of getting hacked? Worries that his continued use of his personal Android smartphone had been simmering for weeks, as his popular @realdonaldtrump personal handle appeared to continue to send out blasts from that phone. Read More

Jan. 24th, 2017

Industrial Networks Require Centralized Security Orchestration

As industrial networks increasingly interconnect with the wider Internet, OT infrastructure managers will need industrial strength security tools equivalent to their IT counterparts’. Read More

PRESS RELEASES

July 19th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Networks Delivers New SDN-based Network Infrastructure to the U. S. Department of Energy

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – July 19, 2017 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of Industrial SDN-based technology for operational networks, today announced they have completed the first phase of delivery to the United States Department of Energy on their “Chess Master” project to ensure ICS network cybersecurity… read more

July 7th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Networks’ Bolsters Ranks for Expansion to Secure the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – July 7, 2017 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of Industrial SDN-based technology for operational networks, today announced that the company has hired several new executives to deliver the next stage of growth and customer execution in the company’s efforts to secure critical infrastructure via Veracity’s Industrial SDN technology… read more

May. 30th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Networks to Present at OCTANe Technology Innovation Forum on June 1

Veracity in a select group of eight companies presenting their business models. ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – May 30, 2017 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of Industrial SDN-based tools for operational networks, will be presenting at OCTANe’s Technology… read more

Feb. 9th, 2017

Veracity tapped by U.S. government for its cybersecurity expertise to develop next-generation network security for critical infrastructure

ALISO VIEJO, CA — (Marketwired) — 02/09/17 — Veracity Industrial Networks, a leading developer of next-generation Operational Technology (OT) network cybersecurity for the industrial internet, announced that it is part of a three-company team tapped by the U.S…. read more

Feb. 6th, 2017

Veracity Industrial Network Security is participating in this week’s ARC Industry Forum in Orlando

ALISO VIEJO, CA and ORLANDO, FL — (Marketwired) — 02/06/17 — Veracity Industrial Network Security, a leading provider of next-generation network security for the industrial Internet, will be participating… read more

June 22nd, 2016

Microsemi Invests in Veracity to Support Commitment to IoT Security Market

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 22, 2016 / PRNewswire — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with Veracity Security… read more