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ACS 2011 Conference Summary - September 22

The final agenda can be found at www.realtimeacs.com There are several unique hallmarks of the conference:

ACS 2011 Conference Summary - September 21

The final agenda can be found at www.realtimeacs.com There are several unique hallmarks of the conference:

Safety and Cyber Security to Be Featured at Siemens 2011 Automation Summit #cybersecurity #safety #pauto

Just wanted to share with you the latest press release:

Images of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant after 2011 Earthquake & Tsunami

Through our Facebook feed we came across these pics - not released on major American news sites - of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant after the earthquake and tsunami.http://cryptome.org/eyeball/daiichi-npp/daiichi-photos.htm

Cyber Threat to Control Systems: Are Companies Expecting Too Much Info?

The industry uses the general term "threat information," but during more detailed discussions, it seems that the information companies seek is more like the traditional military concept of "tactical information."

It Bears Repeating

It's Friday afternoon, and the week is winding down. I'm starting to think about packing it in. This ought to be the time to post something funny for "Out of Control" or more good news to follow up on Walt's last post.

Explosion Proof and Intrinsic Safety

The following video from Cooper Crouse Hinds shows the importance of quality control and proper installation practices required when using Explosion Proof enclosures. http://www.crouse-hinds.com/smart/Videos/Haz%20Loc%20Equip.wmv. However when viewing the video I find that the following two sequences tend to reinforce in my mind why we used Intrinsic Safe practices at my...

Free Stuff and Safety Info Too

Hey, it doesn't get much better than that. ISA sent this reminder to my email box this morning. Check it out. SIS training and free CDs. Sweet.

Flashing = Bad

Flashing = Bad is true on so many levels, but being a family blog, the one we're talking about here is arc flash. Not something you want to have happen or be around when it does.

Leadership Focus Podcast: Cyber Security

Each year the damage to critical infrastructure from network incidentsand cyber attacks is measured in the billions of dollars.