And Another Link to Siemens WinCC/Simatic Virus Info

to a page on the Siemens site containing information on the Trojan that has affected Siemens software. The good news is that so far, apparently only one site has actually been hit. We will provide more updates as they become available.

We Knew It Was Only a Matter of Time

Coming to work on a Monday and finding an email outlining the report of a major cyber security breach affecting an important supplier and its customers is never a good way to start the week. But that's what happened this morning.

Multi-Media Bonanza from HUG

As the 2010 Honeywell User Group Conference for 2010 winds down today, we are still bringing you some of the highlights. 

Thought We Were Done w/ HUG? Not So Fast . . .

Maybe it's the two-hour time difference that messed us up. Maybe it's just that the Control/Control Design editorial team never gets tired. But here is a PS to our "last post" of the day. Don't miss these either.

Walt Boyes Talks Field Devices and Simulation at HUG

This afternoon at the Honeywell User Group meeting, Walt Boyes has been busy. He talked with Henri Tausch, VP and general manager of the Honeywell Field Solutions business unit about its successes in Europe and did a podcast with Peter Henderson, senior product manager for the UniSim Operations Suite.

Jim Montague Finds Treasure in the Desert at the Honeywell Demo Room

"Maybe to counteract their seemingly empty and arid environments, deserts are often rumored to hide buried treasures," says our Executive Editor, Jim Montague. Then just to prove his metaphor is grounded in reality, he goes on to describe the hidden (in plain sight, surely) treasures in the Demo Room at...

Getchyer HUG News Here!

Things are popping in Phoenix. It's only the middle of the afternoon there, and we have reports on

Abbott Labs Creates Support Model for Global MES

Our colleague Mike Bacidore just posted this report from the Honeywell Users Group meeting on how Abbott Labs works with Honeywell to install MES systems at its facilities in Ireland and Puerto Rico.