Top 5 Control Engineering articles July 8-14
The top 5 most read articles online, from July 8-14 for Control Engineering covered selecting an enclosure, using context with the IIoT, cybersecurity best practices, digitalization advantages, and connecting a PLC. Links to each article below.
Choosing the right enclosure goes beyond the basic design; users also need to consider value, design flexibility, and modifications to the plant floor.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has a lot of potential, but without context and a clear goal, value for companies will be less. See 8 ways to move from data to information.
A report from Applied Risk found that cybersecurity basics are still not being practiced by many companies, which is increasing their risk for potential attacks as untested technologies continue proliferating critical infrastructures.
Think Again: Major automation companies tout next-generation tools offering digitalization advantages, mobility and flexibility, for greater speed to higher profits.
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are now gaining information technology (IT) abilities to interact directly with the internet, creating new automation and information possibilities.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, July 8-14, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.