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Do you know what’s on your network?

 

 

What does device tracking look like on your network? Do you have a device approval and authorization process? A thorough list of each Device ID, IP address, and location?

A stale spreadsheet that’s several installations out of date?

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Know your assets. Protect your assets.

 

June 11, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Optigo Networks’ newest development helps facility managers track, manage, and protect their BACnet devices. The Device Browser is a groundbreaking development that increases cybersecurity by identifying the devices on the network and alerting when new ones are added.

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Your introduction to BACnet Secure Connect

 

Everyone’s growing more aware of the need for cybersecurity. There have been so many cyberattacks in recent years, it’s almost impossible to ignore. But there’s long been a view that cybersecurity is only an IT issue. Historically, building automation with BACnet has taken a different approach to cybersecurity, leading to confusion.

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Manage your assets with Optigo at Realcomm 2019

 

The Optigo Networks team is off to Nashville, Tennessee June 13–14 for Realcomm/IBcon, to promote our latest releases and projects.

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Count your assets before they’re hacked

 

There was a simpler time, not so long ago, when no one really had to worry about securing their operational technology (OT) devices; a time when you could enjoy all the benefits of connectivity and remote access, without the ‘muss and fuss’ of secure passwords or firewalls.

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Diving into transport and application

 

The worlds of IT and Operational Technology (OT) are merging more and more these days as the Internet of Things grows in prominence. This collaboration between IT and OT is great, but there are still gaps in understanding that keep these worlds from fully working together.

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What is KNX?

 

BACnet gets compared to a lot of other protocols on the market, including LonWorks, Modbus, and KNX. Over the next few articles, we’re explaining how each of these protocols are different, and how they stack up against each other. In this article, learn about KNX.  

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What is Modbus?

 

BACnet gets compared to a lot of other protocols on the market, including LonWorks, Modbus, and KNX. Over the next few articles, we’re explaining how each of these protocols are different, and how they stack up against each other. In this post, find out about Modbus.

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What is LonWorks?

 

BACnet gets compared to a lot of other protocols on the market, including LonWorks, Modbus, and KNX. Over the next few articles, we’re explaining how each of these protocols are different, and how they stack up against each other. In this post, we’ll dig into LonWorks.

LonWorks is the proprietary protocol from Motorola/Echelon, that regulates the content of devices’ communication. It’s part of the LonMark standard, which also includes a LonTalk protocol to dictate how devices communicate with each other.