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Energy Management April 20, 2021

Energy management for industrial networks

Automation components consume a large amount of energy during production and can strain industrial networks' ability to run properly.

By Nelly Ayllon
Courtesy: Northeast Automation
virtualization, Cloud, Analytics, Edge Computing April 19, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles April 12-18, 2021

Articles about edge computing, industrial Ethernet problems, plant energy efficiency, Engineers' Choice winners and Hannover Messe updates were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 12-18, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: H-ON Consulting
Cybersecurity April 15, 2021

High-level risk assessment for cybersecurity

A high-level risk assessment is the starting point of an industrial cybersecurity risk assessment in compliance with the cybersecurity lifecycle defined by the international standard IEC 62443 for OT ​​Security.

By H-ON Consulting
Courtesy: CFE Media screen capture from 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition
Cybersecurity April 14, 2021

Cybersecurity is key for digital transformation

Digital transformation can change manufacturing, but companies need to invest in cybersecurity knowledge and training to make it viable.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media screen capture from 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 13, 2021

Hannover Messe Digital Edition: Digital transformation, international collaboration, award winner

With industrial digital transformation as the theme, the 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition kicked off a week of more than 1,500 program activities with more than 500 speakers, April 12-16, covering trends in industry, energy and logistics with experts from business, science and industry. See the 2021 Hermes Award winner.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Siemens
Automation April 12, 2021

Integrated automation suites solve 24/7 connectivity problems

Edge solutions deliver data insights that increase uptime

By John DeTellem and Ramey Miller
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity April 12, 2021

Creating a threat-informed defense for a facility

A threat scenario is shown to explain how an asset owner can benefit from leveraging diverse data collection using the MITRE ATT&CK for ICS Matrix.

By Jeremy Morgan
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity April 9, 2021

Securing OT systems from cybersecurity attacks

As the worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) continue to merge the demand for security measures to protect OT networks is growing.

By David Bean
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 8, 2021

The advantages of the IIoT

Industrial Internet of Things doesn’t replace, but works together with automation, human-machine interface (HMI), MES, ERP, enterprise manufacturing intelligence (EMI), and analytics, adding benefits.

By John Clemons
Other Networks April 7, 2021

How open systems support end users

End users have been vocal about wanting open systems, and automation vendors are responding by delivering systems compliant with international standards.

By Masaru Yamazaki and Wataru Nakagawa