Bedrock Automation announced that a Colorado utility is transitioning legacy PLCs and RTUs to their Bedrock OSA (Open Secure Automation) platform. The transition is part of a multi-year automation upgrade plan, which utility management saw as an opportunity to deepen its cybersecurity protection while also modernizing its controls. “Like most other public utilities, we must adapt to an ever-changing world and that includes cyber security. We’ve always had robust physical security and required usernames and passwords for access to critical systems and controls, but we saw the world around us changing quickly. Many of today’s automation technologies are not as secure as they could be because they were developed long before security was a major issue in the industry. Most of the security added to them was an afterthought,” said Shay Geisler, I&C administrator for Colorado’s East Cherry Creek Valley Water & Sanitation District (ECCV).
With the continued growth and evolution of Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI), the