Articles

on 'SCADA'

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  • In the trenches of Fieldbus War II

    Like the 20th Century’s Great Conflict, the first Fieldbus War never really ended. But what will the outcome be this time? CONTROL writer Ian Verhappen takes an educated guess on how the battle may turn out.

    03/01/2005
  • Making a HART connection

    This "special to the web" aricle is designed to increase your knowledge about the HART Field Communications Protocol. Fnd out its benefits and dispel the myths surrounding this powerful technology.

    02/23/2005
  • Fieldbus is here - are you ready?

    Digital-based protocols, such as those used by fieldbus technology, are finding their way into a wider range of plant automation technologies. Can they be implemented at your plant?

    Joe Conklin, Fieldbus Foundation
    02/23/2005
  • The communications nexus

    There is a point where field communications and security meet. Editor in Chief Walt Boyes comments on what to do when you get there in this "special to the web" exclusive for DigitalField Insider.

    02/23/2005
  • Server-based DAQ/HMI system cuts seat charges

    To eliminate seat charges for additional HMI terminals across the country, WPS Energy has developed its own web-based data acquisition and HMI system that is applicable across the process control industry.

    02/21/2005
  • Control software opens up, prices come down

    Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt showcases the latest software offerings that are becoming more open to the web, networks and fieldbuses in this month's Product Roundup of control software products.

    02/21/2005
  • How vulnerable is your SCADA system?

    Maj. Barry Charles Ezell, Ph.D., US Army, asserts that the same theory, model and methods used to quantify vulnerability to critical military infrastructure may be used to assess vulnerability to SCADA.

    02/09/2005
  • Confronting digital espionage

    Where does defending against digital espionage fall on your priority list? See what cybercrime experts recommend as the best steps you can take to secure your company's manufacturing processes.

    02/09/2005
  • Securing IP control protocols

    Is it impossible for all SCADA IP control protocols to implement a common security protocol? This "special to the web" article by SCADA security consultant Dale Peterson, says the answer is in the question.

    02/09/2005
  • Can we talk?

    How do you stay current with problems and threats in process automation if nobody will talk about their experiences and solutions? Editor in Chief Walt Boyes comments in this "special to the web" editorial.

    02/09/2005
  • Mesh networks on the factory floor

    Is mesh network technology gaining favor in real-world industrial applications or is the industry still holding back? Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt goes looking for evidence of its current state of deployment.

    01/26/2005
  • Plug in to standard solutions

    Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert notes that there is no single vendor or independent organization that promulgates Ethernet standards and that end users must modify commercial standards for their own use.

    01/23/2005
  • Deterministic networking on Ethernet

    Andreas Pfeiffer writes that if Ethernet has any hope of becoming an automation control standard, time-deterministic control must coexist within a single message format with non-real-time data.

    01/22/2005
  • Cyber vulnerabilities in control systems

    As steps are being taken to ensure the cybersecurity of control systems in the automation industries, securing and maintaining these systems will require employees to have more operations and IT experience.

    01/10/2005
  • Selecting an automation security consultant

    This "special to the web" article by Charles Landis notes that you may want to consider hiring an expert to design a process control security program that is in your best interest financially and operationally.

    01/10/2005
  • Intrusion detection and cybersecurity

    Presented here are the current intrusion detection and cybersecurity monitoring techniques used in enterprise networks that can provide early identification of attacks from the most common threat agents.

    01/10/2005
  • Securing manufacturing and control systems

    This ISA Technical Report provides recommendations and guidance for effectively using electronic security technology to protect manufacturing automation and control systems.

    01/10/2005
  • Unified architecture – The future of OPC

    With its eye on the future, the OPC Foundation has preserved all the work that has gone before and embarked on the creation of the Unified Architecture as a way of adjusting to the ever-changing Microsoft world.

    12/28/2004
  • Beaming it up to the enterprise

    Getting aggregated data from the plant up through the enterprise is the easy part, according to Editor in Chief Walt Boyes, but getting realtime data to the enterprise level is much harder than we'd like to admit.

    12/28/2004
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