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Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: An explanation of the NIST framework
Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: An explanation of the NIST framework

The U.S. federal government partnered with the private sector to strengthen cybersecurity for critical infrastructure sectors, according to those involved. Vicky Yan Pillitteri, NIST, while at the 2014 ARC Forum, discussed the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and today's release of the Executive Order 13636, Improving... Read More

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Think again: Robotic expansion, efficiency, safety
Think again: Robotic expansion, efficiency, safety

Have you briefed management on the array of robotic options available to expand profitability, quality, and safety? Control engineers and those involved with automation and instrumentation have a... Read More

Safety does not come out of a box
Safety does not come out of a box

Working with safety instrumented systems (SISs) for more than 20 years has taught me that technology alone cannot make process plants safer places to work. Over those years, I’ve been involved with... Read More

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Mechatronics adds machine safety
Mechatronics adds machine safety

Mechatronics is the convergence of power, electronics, and mechanical systems, including embedded software and hardware in engineering design. Adding safety engineering to mechatronics design theory... Read More

Mobile woes: Modems expose control panels
Mobile woes: Modems expose control panels

In another scenario where mobile devices have an inherent lack of security, vulnerabilities in 3G and 4G USB modems can end up exploited to steal login credentials or send premium rate text messages,... Read More

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Machine Safety: enhanced safety networks, the Internet of things, and autonomous safety
Machine Safety: enhanced safety networks, the Internet of things, and autonomous safety

Machine safety and HAL 9000: Does anybody remember HAL 9000, the computer that controlled the... Read More

Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard
Machine safety standard merger: One global machine safety standard

A joint working group is looking at global functional safety standard unification. At present,... Read More

Machine Safety: what is the value of ISO 13849-1 for U.S. domestic compliance?
Machine Safety: what is the value of ISO 13849-1 for U.S. domestic compliance?

ISO 13849 clearly states that it is a standard for designers. If these designers work for U.S.... Read More

Machine Safety: Who is responsible for international standards?
Machine Safety: Who is responsible for international standards?

A lot of work has gone into harmonizing international standards but a dilemma still exists – who is... Read More

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