Cybersecurity

Top 5 Control Engineering articles February 11-17

Articles about plant cybersecurity management, the 2019 Engineers' Choice awards, control systems, future plant design, and the System Integration Giants were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 11-17. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra February 18, 2019
Figure 1: Cyber threats are proliferating due to increased information technology/operations technology (IT/OT) integration, along with the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and open process automation (OPA) initiatives. Courtesy: Yokogawa Electric Corp.

The top 5 most read articles online, from Feb. 11-17 for Control Engineering covered plant cybersecurity management, the 2019 Engineers’ Choice awards, control systems, future plant design, and the System Integration Giants. Links to each article below.

1. Proactive management of plant cybersecurity

A combination of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) cybersecurity expertise is required to manage the influx of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and increased IT/OT integration.

2. 2019 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Spotlight on innovation: Best automation, control, and instrumentation products in 26 categories.

3. Does your control system have style?

Defining system language, look as important as operating parameters.

4. Future plant design links data, operations

Manufacturers are ready to invest in next-gen digital production.

5. System Integrator Giants 2019

Three new companies joined the 2019 System Integrator Giants list in a year when most of the world’s top 100 integration companies saw overall business growth.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Feb. 11-17, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.

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Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Production Editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media