Top 5 Control Engineering articles October 25-31, 2021

Articles about cybersecurity tactics, Engineers' Choice finalists, digital transformation, embedded systems and system integrators and cybersecurity were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 25-31, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra November 1, 2021
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The top 5 most read articles online, from October 25-31, 2021, for Control Engineering covered cybersecurity tactics, Engineers’ Choice finalists, digital transformation, embedded systems and system integrators and cybersecurity. Links to each article below.

1. Cybersecurity demands coordinated tactics

Securing operational technology (OT) networks for resiliency against cyberattacks requires coordination between information technology (IT) and OT personnel, and recognition of the differences between the two domains.

2. 2022 Engineers’ Choice Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote online at

3. How to teach digital transformation to enable advanced manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing training can improve understanding of required competencies, Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0 technologies and use of industrial data, according to a 1-hour engineering training course available starting Oct. 18.

4. Finite-state machine for embedded systems

Get help for finite-state machine programming for embedded systems using C programming language.

5. System integrators’ role in the OT cybersecurity crisis

Cybersecurity is a challenge for many manufacturers. System integrators can help, but their role is often ill-defined and that needs to change as information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) continue to merge.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, October 25-31, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, Control Engineering, CFE Media,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.