Prior to the Industrial Internet of Things, machine controllers communicated – if at all – only with each other or with higher-level systems inside the company network. A direct connection to the Internet was very rare. Machine builders and operators had no reason to concern themselves with the topic of cybersecurity – but that is changing. Andreas Hager, product manager for Secure Remote Maintenance at B&R, explains how to master secure data transfer to the cloud.
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The mapp Report software component can be used to automatically generate PDF reports based on any machine data. The content, layout and design of the reports can be customized.
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