Control's editors weigh in with timely insights and tidbits on goings-on in the process automation world, mostly news and technology but also interesting perspectives gleaned from our daily conversations with end users and the challenges of the craft.
TrendMicro's senior researcher Kyle Wilhoit gave a paper at Black Hat in which he disclosed that a Chinese hacking group ATP1 discovered his phony water treatment plant "honey pot" and, not realizing it was a fake, started to hack it.
Join us on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, for the launch of the 8th Annual ISA Marketing & Sales Summit. Our first plenary is a social media marketing panel discussion that explore the interplay between social media marketing and world events.
Chuck Micallef sent me a photo of the present that the HART Communication Foundation gave to retiring Executive Director Ron Helson. Helson was a tireless and indefatigable missionary for HART, and it is likely that his strong advocacy had a great deal to do with HART not withering away in...
On this morning's analyst call, GE CEO Jeffery Immelt said that he felt that acquiring Invensys did not fit GE's acquisition profile. That fits with the fact that GE kicked the tires very thoroughly several years ago, and decided not to proceed then. Emerson backed off of talks earlier this year.