Top 5 Control Engineering content: August 22-28, 2022

The most-viewed content from the past week covered 5G, SCADA, programming, cybersecurity advice and more.

By Morgan Green August 29, 2022
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Control Engineering‘s top 5 content over the past week covered 5G, SCADA, programming, cybersecurity advice and more. Links to each article below.

1. Plan for the future with 5G mobile edge computing

With the help of 5G and mobile edge computing, business owners, manufacturing facility managers and control engineers are experiencing the benefits of transforming traditional, manual processes into automated, efficient technological solutions.

2. Top 10 modern SCADA system features

A modern supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system should be designed to help manufacturers take advantage of digital transformation and should run on modern technology.

3. Understanding the wiring and programming of a labeler application

Tutorial: Labeling machines are commonly used as part of the packaging process and must be precise. The setup process for wiring and programming can be complex; here’s how make it simpler.

4. Internet protocols are the new frontier for Ethernet

IoT communication protocols provide users with enhanced security and efficiency and can help bring the worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) together.

5. Cybersecurity advice for industrial networks

Manufacturers and industrial automation companies are making cybersecurity a major priority. Knowing where to start and what to emphasize can be a challenge. Several tips are highlighted to improve industrial network cybersecurity.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 22-28, 2022, for articles published within the last two months.

Morgan Green, associate editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology,

Author Bio: Morgan Green, associate editor, CFE Media and Technology.