Thursday, June 19, 2014
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Ensure network availability in an industrial environment
Ensure network availability in an industrial environment

Industrial plants rely heavily on their automation, instrumentation, and control data communications to relay signals between devices, machinery, and the control system to activate events on an exacting and predetermined schedule, with little or no margin for error. Many industrial facilities are sizeable and their... Read More

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Importance of safety and security on the rise
Importance of safety and security on the rise

Safety and security are an important combination in any industry, but when you talk about the offshore oil and gas industry, the subject definitely ratchets up a few levels. Yes, folks at the... Read More

Devices generate an average of 10,000 security events per day
Devices generate an average of 10,000 security events per day

Devices in an average company's network are generating an aggregate average of 10,000 security events per day, with the most active generating around 150,000 events per day, a new report said. In... Read More

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HMI best practices in technology
HMI best practices in technology

The best human-machine interfaces (HMIs) are designed for easy use by all operators on the plant floor. This optimization leverages modern technology advances and can affect every aspect of the HMI... Read More

Software reduces cost and resource strain of process safety and SIS management
Software reduces cost and resource strain of process safety and SIS management

Looking for peace of mind surrounding your process safety program? ProSys SLM provides a single source of truth for process safety information. It is designed to empower engineers and make their... Read More

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Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe
Machine Safety: Do not tell employees that a safety compliant machine is safe

Purchasing a new machine compliant to the latest machine safety standards and delivered with... Read More

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

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