ISA and Maverick Technoloies have joined forces to offer a 90-minute webinar on control systems migration. on May 29. The discussion will focus on system migration challenges and show how front-end loading streamlines the process. This could be a must-do, even if you don't like webinars.
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Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:42
Do we really need to have open systems and risk the cybersecurity of our control systems and plants, or can we do something to ensure the safety of our industrial networks?
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Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 10:30
Last week in the San Francisco Bay area two conferences were going on that had significant machine-to-machine content. Connected World, the magazine, sponsors its M2M conference every year and after a more than a decade in the Chicago area it moved to Santa Clara, CA.
Category: Control Systems Manufacturing Intelligence Process Automation Advanced Control Control System Process Management Process Control Improvement Control Strategy
Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 09:26
According to Webster control is “to exercise restraining or directing influence over” whereas manage is “to exercise executive, administrative, and supervisory direction of”. Subtle but distinctly different. While process control may be necessary to ensure safety and proper operation it is process management that makes money for t
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Submitted by Dan Miklovic on Fri, 03/22/2013 - 11:33
As I have noted in the last several posts I have been traveling a lot lately and it has just been recently that I have finally caught up with reading all my email, blogs I follow and the forums/groups that I belong to.
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Submitted by nbartels on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 09:33
There is a perception that control systems, including field devices, have cyber forensic capabilities similar to those of IT systems. That perception is wrong. A control system generally has a Microsoft front-end human-machine interface (HMI) that should have adequate cyber forensics.
Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:01
Is there really a lack of information about control system cybersecurity? Would you be willing to pay for outside help to address your cybersecurity issues? Would some sort of certification mechanism make you more willing hire this kind of expertise?