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  • SCADA system makers pushed toward security

    Idaho National Laboratory and the New York State Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure have teamed up with utilities and makers of distributed control system software to offer advice on how to make system security a major part of the critical infrastructure.

    11/17/2006
  • Advancements in data acquisition devices

    Our rundown of new systems and devices for industrial processing applications shows technological advances are keeping up with how DAQ is being used by controls and instrumentation engineers.

    10/09/2006
  • DAQs diversification deepens decision-making

    Data acquisition devices and systems are taking on as many new forms, functions and capabilities as the industrial PCs and software in whose technological gravity well they’re being pulled along.

    09/14/2006
  • OPC security – better safe than sorry

    OPC specialist Eric Murphy brings the latest in OPC technology to OPC Connection. This month, he presents important aspects to consider when addressing security in OPC and the process industry.

    09/11/2006
  • The only evil

    There are two kinds of network security. Real and imagined, and it can be hard to tell them apart, especially if you don't know how they work and the problems they're supposed to solve.

    09/06/2006
  • Raising the bar for control system security

    Security researchers at Wurldtech Analytics are partnering with ISA to establish procedures and an operations model for the security testing and certification of products used for control.

    08/07/2006
  • The ABCs of XML: Part I

    This three-part series for CONTROL introduces readers to the basic rules of XML, its terminology and related standards, and discusses what you’ll need to know to survive in the world of connected data.

    06/12/2006
  • Data logger size matters

    New requirements and regulations are constantly being foisted on you and your plant, and many of these requirements necessitate acquisition and recording of data. Compact data loggers offer a solution.

    04/17/2006
  • Are your security practices up to IT standards?

    Joe Weiss and Jay Abshier, world class security consultants for process automation, write about the battle between the world of IT and Plant Operations. So, who’s right in the fight for control system security?

    03/14/2006
  • The do's and don't of securing your data

    So what should you be doing? Well there are a number of steps to consider. The following guideline is designed to protect company information and help keep your industrial systems secure.

    02/14/2006
  • Security: A Practical Approach to Plant Protection

    Just thinking about the possible threats out there today can give you sleepless nights. Here’s a calm look at principles, approaches and practical tools you can use to increase security at your facility.

    01/10/2006
  • A word about cyber security

    A determined hacker can wreak havoc with your plant or steal your secrets without blinking an eye. But don't leave it to the folks in the IT Department to protect your control systems. Read why.

    01/10/2006
  • Who's working at your plant?

    The backgrounds of intruders may be a mystery, but the backgrounds of people regularly on your site shouldn't be. How carefully does your company check the references of people at your plant?

    01/10/2006
  • A disaster safety checklist

    There is no one-size-fits-all solution for business resumption following a negative event. However, ASSE offers this safety and security checklist to assist you before, during and after a disaster.

    01/10/2006
  • What you should know about plant security

    By being aware of the red flags, process plant personnel can enhance the potential for preventing security breaches in their industrial control systems.

    01/10/2006
  • Safety is no accident

    Plant safety and security has never been more important given the current political climate. Here are some web resources for a coordinated, plant-wide response to madness and mayhem.

    01/10/2006
  • Want to see something really scary?

    Getting into your control system requires skill, but it's not beyond the ability of a professional hacker who is being paid to get into your system undetected.

    12/13/2005
  • Secure your wireless information channel

    Among the obstacles that process control pioneer Dick Caro sees affecting the advance of wireless technology are the security of the information channel and powering wireless devices.

    12/13/2005
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