Submitted by nbartels on Tue, 03/30/2010 - 15:13
This just in. Another reason to get with the "social media" program. Balluff is launching a blog devoted to sensor technology. Here's the press release.
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Submitted by waltboyes on Wed, 09/26/2007 - 12:09
I am delighted to report that Joe Weiss' new blog, "Unfettered" is now appearing on the ControlGlobal.com home page. You can also access it directly here. Joe Weiss P.E., CISM, is managing partner of Applied Control Solutions, LLC, in Cupertino, CA. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and (408) 253-7934For...
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 07/12/2007 - 19:05
From Dan's Technically Speaking column in the August issue of Control: Technical types are often so fond of elegant smart solutions they forget about simpler, almost-as-effective dumb ones. Boy, isn't that the truth? You'll have to wait a while to read the rest of Dan's column, but it will surely...
Category: cyber security Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Financial reporting Blog authors Joe Weiss commentary Sarbanes-Oxley
Submitted by Joe Weiss on Tue, 07/10/2007 - 09:41
Does Sarbanes-Oxley apply to Control Systems?The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (often shortened to SOX) is legislation enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors a...
Submitted by Joe Weiss on Fri, 05/18/2007 - 12:58
After spending 15 years at EPRI dealing with cutting edge problems, I have found there are significantly fewer problems looking for solutions than there are solutions looking for problems. Additionally, some of the problems looking for solutions are looking because they are so difficult and complex to solve, such as...
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Submitted by Joe Weiss on Wed, 05/16/2007 - 16:56
I wanted to focus on some key definitions that can, and have, created misunderstandings. The term "cyber security" is an IT artifact that does not reflect the need to assure control system reliability and availability. Generally, the term cyber security refers to protection against attackers.
Submitted by Joe Weiss on Mon, 05/14/2007 - 13:25
There are a number of industry organizations and conferences focusing on control system cyber security for specific industries. In some cases, this insular approach is not rigid. In other cases such as nuclear power, this approach has been applied to an extreme.Technically, there is more commonality between control systems, control...
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Submitted by waltboyes on Mon, 05/07/2007 - 14:28
The title of this blog is Sound OFF! Editors' Blog. The apostrophe on the word "Editors'" is not a typo, nor is it a grammatical error. Now that we've moved the blog onto its permanent home, I've invited some folks to begin blogging.