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Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 16-22: Salary and career survey, energy outlook, robot programming languages, more

Articles about the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, annual energy outlook, robot programming... » more

The IoT is a maze of communication protocols

The Internet of Things (IoT) communication protocols remain an absolute maze, but Beecham Research,... » more

Securing physical security

Physical security is now intersecting with cybersecurity in information technology (IT) and... » more

Network configuration tool for large cybersecurity networks

Westermo's WeConfig 1.4 is a network configuration management designed to configure large and... » more

Establishing and improving safety, security

Cybersecurity experts share their advice on how improve security networks at manufacturing... » more

Advice on integrating legacy technology with IIoT

Think Again: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) methods can help increase quality, throughput,... » more

Industrial grade appliance for ICS cybersecurity

Lanner's LEC-6032 is an industrial grade appliance with the capability to operate under wide... » more

Enabling concurrent design, manufacturing

RAS is marshaling in Industrie 4.0 by integrating multiple engineering disciplines that operate... » more

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Industrial Networking Video Series

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Industrial Networking: Introduction to Networking

Doug Bell introduces Chris Harris. Networks communicate in several ways including by wire, wireless, and fiber optics. Various standards such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and Ethernet come with the particular device being...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-232

The RS-232 standard allows for communication between two devices in either a master-slave or master-master configuration. A master-master configuration does not require the cables to be changed however the hardware needs to...

Industrial Networking: RS-232 Media and Hardware

All types of connectors are found with RS-232 with no set standard, zip links are a solution especially in long distance (up to 50 feet) applications. DTE and DCE devices require different wiring configurations. The device...

Industrial Networking: Networking Protocol Basics

A compatible wiring scheme does not mean two devices can communication with each other, they need the same language. In a network, there must be a device that produces a signal for the network to work, cannot have two slave...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-422

The RS-422 standard allows use with up to 11 devices and 4000 feet of wire. The standard is commonly confused with RS-485 and can even work with RS-485 devices. RS-422 is not widely supported. Long-time automation trainer Doug...

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Cyber Security Research

2016 Cybersecurity Study: Six key findings

Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 Cybersecurity Study... » more

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

A very fast paced look at many types of hardware...

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Avoid the worst control system ever

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