Surfing through Control's Blogs

April 3, 2009
If You Haven't Bookmarked ControlGlobal's Own Blogs, SoundOff! and Unfettered, You Should
This article was printed in CONTROL's April 2009 edition.
By Katherine Bonfante, Managing Editor, Digital Media

You’re missing some of the most interesting control-related (mostly) chatter going. Here are links to the best of our blogs and the most popular blog entries so far in 2009.

Back in early January, editor in chief Walt Boyes got as much of the story of Invensys Process Systems personnel changes as anyone from the uncharacteristically unchatty company: “I can confirm for you that Paulett Eberhart, formerly president and CEO of Invensys Process Systems, is no longer with Invensys.” See "Paulett Eberhart leaves Invensys" for the whole scoop.

SoundOff! also named two of the worst cyberterrorists in the world: stupidity and carelessness. Find more of this research at "Cyber-Terrorists Identified." 

SoundOff! interviewed Shalli Kumar, chairman and CEO of electronic parts manufacturer AVG, about his ideas for the Big Three automakers’ bailout. Read “Mr. Kumar Bugs Washington."

For the skinny on President Barak Obama’s special BlackBerry, go to “Cybesecurity Obama Style."

At Unfettered, what’s hot and what’s not in cybersecurity falls under the expert eye of Joe Weiss.

For news of the 2009 Control System Cyber Security Conference and a reprise of an interview with U.S. Rep. James Langevin, former chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity and Science and Technology, go to "2009 Control System Cyber Security Conference - Mark Your Calendar."

Walt Boyes asks about the new comprehensive security and compliance solution from Berkana Resources Corp. and CIDG Corp, Who’s going to use this set of tools? See Walt’s post "New security tool suite released-- but can users use it properly?"

Finally, Joe Weiss tackles the Smart Grid and what it means for automation processes security at "Smart Grid and cyber security."

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