Networking & Security - Wireless

Connecting controls helps manage assets

Asset management: A winning industrial internet strategy starts with connected controls to help... » more

Network integration enables Industrial Internet of Things

Control Engineering International: It’s easier to implement Industrial Internet of Things... » more

Learning tough lessons from ICS attacks

A security incident can cause damage to brand reputation, loss of competitive advantage, legal or... » more

Protect sensitive systems by taking them offline

Manufacturers need to understand their process and disconnect the “crown jewels" to protect their... » more

Wireless gateway for EIoT networks

Laird's Sentrius RG1xx is a wireless gateway that is designed to deploy Enterprise Internet of...

The IoT's impact on process manufacturing environments

The Internet of Things (IoT) in the manufacturing world is about data and how to get more of it.... » more

Digital relay output module for confining spaces

Wago's 750-515 4-channel digital relay output module is designed to reduce the cost per channel...

Serial converter for wireless connectivity

EZAutomation's EZWifi is a serial-to-wifi converter that is designed to connect a device to a... » more

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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

Automation System Integration Blog: Nobody wants to get a screaming... » more

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