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How Security Works in the Ignition Perspective Module Travis Cox Mon, 04/13/2020 - 11:50
If you’ve visited this blog at all during the past year, chances are you’ve heard about the Ignition Perspective Module. Since releasing the module in April 2019, we’ve told you quite a bit about how Perspective provides powerful new capabilities for building mobile-first industrial applications natively in HTML5 and CSS3. One aspect of Perspective that we haven’t explored in much detail are its security features, so in this blog post I’ll give you a closer look at how we’ve built Perspective with security in mind, right from the very beginning.
Ignition 8.0.8: HTTP Header Changes, Auditing Updates, Perspective Alarm Journal & More Paul Scott Wed, 02/12/2020 - 10:33
The first Ignition release-train version of 2020 has arrived. Ignition 8.0.8 is here carrying a full cargo of community-requested updates and fixes, plus a new feature that should be a pleasant surprise to many of you. As usual, there are too many updates to mention in one blog post, but I’ll cover the highlights below.
IA Targeted in Ethical Hacking Competition: What You Need to Know Carl Gould and… Wed, 01/29/2020 - 14:11
Last week the latest edition of the Pwn2Own hacking competition was held during the S4 security conference in Miami. The Zero Day Initiative, which hosts the competitions, aims to increase security awareness by promoting the ethical disclosure of software security vulnerabilities. By hosting exciting events with large cash prizes, the ZDI attracts some of the best security researchers and white-hat hackers in the world to participate.
Celebrating Cybersecurity Month with New Encryption Resources Arnell Ignacio Thu, 10/24/2019 - 13:45
Since October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, this is a great time to highlight one of the ways you can add security to your Ignition platform: adding SSL/TLS.
Ignition 8.0.5: Ignition Exchange, RFID Support, and New Perspective Features Paul Scott Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:24
This release cycle sees the introduction of several new features; they are mostly focused on Perspective, including several community-requested features. Read what the development team has been up to in recent weeks.
Ignition 8.0.3: Time Series Charts, Security Certificate Web Interface, and so Much More Paul Scott Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:00
The Software Engineering team has been hard at work delivering another feature-packed release, and in my opinion, they’ve outdone themselves this time. Version 8.0.3 contains well over 150 changes! It’s difficult to convey the amount of content in this release without turning this blog post into a novel, so we’ll start with focusing on some of the biggest, most noteworthy updates.
Facing 21 CFR Part 11 and Data Integrity Requirements With Confidence Travis Cox Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:53
Like all industries, companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries are concerned with protecting and getting more insight from their data. Additionally, the issues of electronic-record and electronic-signature management and data integrity have become increasingly important for these industries in recent years. This has been driven by 21 CFR Part 11 and ALCOA standards, which are in place to help ensure the quality and safety of all pharmaceutical products.