The demonstrations and presentations at IOT World demonstrated that with AI and machine learning, it appears possible to provide real time machine health and remaining equipment life which has been a long-time dream. However, the IOT data analytics are based on untrusted data and this was not questioned.
I will be participating on a panel session May 21st in Washington at the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) Cyber Security Conference ( https://www.cvent.com/c/express/da32b208-b6fa-43bd-bf19-6c18b4a2db27). The panel session is: “Industrial Control Systems - The soft underbelly of utility business and service operations”.
Because Industry 4.0 is in the process of revolutionizing manufacturing and engineering all over the world, no conversation about its significance is complete without taking a look at the talent required to make it all work for us.
There is a need for cyber security conferences for control system engineers that focus on control systems and control system impacts. OT network cyber security and OT network cyber security conferences are important but still leave a gaping hole - the control system devices.
I attended the April 23rd Atlantic Council’s 8th Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement. This was a policy, not technical, conference. As best as I could tell, there were very few “practicing” engineers that attended. The Atlantic Council should consider having more engineers participating to support the policy makers on...
Here is the Fourth part of a point blank decisive comprehensive list of what we really need to know in a detailed attempt to reduce the disparity between theory and practice. Please read, think and take to heart the opportunities to increase the performance and recognized value of our profession.