Cybersecurity September 1, 2004

Plant Engineering to present Arc Flash II Webcast

Protecting people and equipment from "arc flash" will be the theme of Plant Engineering magazine's latest Webcast on Sept. 30, 2004. This online event will address: electrical documentation accuracy; protection devices available to increase worker and equipment safety; and knowledge required to make all these pieces fit together.

By Staff
Cybersecurity May 13, 2004

Many use PDAs with no security protection

Many users of personal data assistants (PDAs) store sensitive data on devices that have no security protection, a new survey shows.

By Control Engineering Staff
Cybersecurity May 1, 2004

U.S. GAO says control systems at risk of cyber attacks

The U.S. General Accounting Office recently reported that, besides increasing general cyber threats, several factors are contributing to escalated risks of cyber attacks against control systems. These factors include adoption of standardized technologies with known vulnerabilities and increased connectivity of control systems to other systems, according to GAO's report, "

By Staff
Cybersecurity September 1, 2003

How to put SCADA on the Internet

Many companies are considering using the Internet for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) to provide access to real-time data display, alarming, trending, and reporting from remote equipment. However, there are three significant problems to overcome when implementing an Internet-based SCADA system.

By Donald Wallace