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There will now be the opportunity to turn loose a generation of hackers honing their control system hacking skills on video games. According to the videogame trailer, the game simulates more than 60 different hacks from your cell phone where you can manipulate traffic signals, cause blackouts, etc.
Hackers are exploiting an Internet Explorer vulnerability that was recently left unpatched in Windows XP. Microsoft doesn't plan on doing anything about the problem.
A compressor going into stall is like jumping off a cliff with a bungee cord. If the bungee cord has no losses to dampen the oscillation, we have something akin to surge. A 0.5% drop in efficiency can occur for each surge cycle.
Stuxnet and Aurora are not traditional network vulnerabilities and cannot be found or mitigated by using traditional IT security techniques. The Smart Grid NISTR-7628 and NERC do not identify design features that can be exploited. There is a disconnect between what the electric industry is trying to protect and what...
A U.S. grand jury has indicted five Chinese for stealing industrial secrets via computer from U. S. companies
The ISA Cybersecurity Conference 2014, Detroit, June 9 - 12, 2014, will help help attendees learn how they can protect their industrial networks and controls systems against cyber threats.
I will be delivering the keynote at the May 31, 2014 ECSaR 2014 Workshop on Engineering Cyber Security and Resilience at Stanford University. The agenda can be found at www.ECSaR-2014-Program.docx. Details on the overall conference can be found at http://www.scienceengineering.org/ase/conference/2014/cybersecurity/sanjose/website/138-2/.
Plant reliability is a key to successful plant operations. Achieving high levels of reliability requires effective maintenance practices – including taking advantage of the knowledge inherent in today’s smart or intelligent devices. This Webinar describes how FDT technology can be used to achieve better maintenance results directly impacting your bottom line.
Capital projects need to scale up and down quickly, making cloud-based project management solutions a good fit
How do you know when a startup has gone wrong, it is time to retire, your mentor is an endangered species and your mentor's book will become a college text? These and other questions you have not asked will be answered.