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Making digital forensics a critical part of your cyber security defenses
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Using digital forensic techniques with your industrial control systems (ICSs) and their networks is a hugely powerful defensive tool, yet it is one of the least understood concepts in cyber security. When people hear the term “digital forensics,” they often think of TV shows like CSI and assume it is a practice used... Read More

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Strategies for secure automation, Ethernet networks
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The introduction of Ethernet to the plant floor provides an open architecture, connecting plant devices and management tools from most anywhere. But there is a trade-off: network... Read More

Averting a data center legal crisis
Averting a data center legal crisis

When a data center suffers an unexpected outage, the losses to its owners or users can be substantial. So can the potential liability for those involved in designing, constructing, and maintaining... Read More

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Control Engineering predictions for 2014
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Ten Control Engineering predictions for 2014 follow. May Control Engineering’s 60th anniversary year propel you and your organization to new heights. This year, not necessarily in this order, more... Read More

PE study: Line workers are less committed to plant safety
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The commitment to safety among plant management is high, but line workers are less likely to champion the cause of safety in manufacturing. That was the view of respondents from the... Read More

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Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?
Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with improved computing technology and... Read More

Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016
Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016

The standard ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity. I barely... Read More

Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog
Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog

Microsoft, Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM, Google, Facebook, HP, Sony, and other "big... Read More

Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?
Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?

First of all, is everyone familiar with “B” level and “C” level machine safety standards? Secondly,... Read More

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