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PRESS RELEASE: UK systems remain unnecessarily vulnerable to cyber attack

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Waterlooville, Hampshire, 22 May 2017 — The recent cyber-attack that hit UK hospitals and continued to creep across industries in almost 100 countries, is a reminder to all operating critical systems of the need for robust security strategy. According to

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Meet Cougar Cat: Tristan Perrin

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A project engineer at our Hampshire office. When Tristan Perrin came on board Cougar Automation, we had no idea that one day we might have to ensure we have a few extra spaces in the office’s car park for him.

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How safe is your SCADA from ransomware?

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Following the recent widespread cyber-attack by the WannaCry ransomware, we recommend that all operators of Widows PC based Industrial Control Systems (ICS) urgently review and patch their systems. In the same way that many NHS systems were affected as a

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Ready for the HSE’s cyber security inspection of your plant?

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Cougar Automation’s cyber security team is ready to help you prepare for your site visit by inspectors. If you operate a major hazard workplace (e.g. COMAH site), you must now be able to demonstrate that you are managing cyber security

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Meet Cougar Cat: Glynn Gration

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Introducing the guy next door…literally. Sometimes, timing is everything. Just ask Glynn Gration, a Project Engineer at our Yorkshire office. Glynn joined us in December last year, but we actually offered him a position 10 years ago. “My interests were

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Cougar Automation brings LPWA IoT solutions to UK as Actility’s first Gold Solution Partner

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PRESS RELEASE: Industry 4.0 Summit, Manchester, 4 April 2017: Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), today announces that Cougar Automation, one of the UK’s largest independent control system integrators, has become its first Gold Partner in

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Meet Cougar Cat: Simon Lancaster

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He proves it’s a good thing to go to extremes.  When your three favourite possessions in the world are a snowboard, a wakeboard and a power kite, you can bet you’re rarely bored with life. That’s the case with Simon

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A meeting of the 4IR minds

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An All-Party Parliamentary Group has been launched to ensure the UK’s leadership in the tech transformation that is the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Cougar Automation’s Company Leader, Derek Burton, was invited to be part of a recent meeting of 250 parliamentarians,

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Locking down our cyber security skills

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Our cyber security expert, Stefan Liversidge, continues to hone his knowledge in order to keep your systems safe. Stefan has passed the examination requirements needed for certification as a GIAC Certified Penetration Tester.

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Visit us on stand Q30 at the Factories of the Future Expo

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Plan now to visit us on stand Q30 at the Factories of the Future Expo in Manchester (4-5 April), to be held alongside the Industry 4.0 Summit.  Chat with our in-house experts about IoT and Cyber Security as they relate to

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