Networking & Security - Cyber Security

Cyber espionage the cause for most companies security breaches

A report by Verizon indicates that most security breaches against companies are cyber espionage... » more

IT/OT convergence needs conflict resolution from both sides

Information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) are very different organizations that... » more

Companies need to make time for cybersecurity

Cyberattacks are growing and becoming more prevalent and manufacturers have to make time for... » more

Use of industrial microcontrollers: webcast questions answered

More answers are outlined below from the live audience Q&A in the June 8 webcast, “IIoT webcast... » more

The importance of cybersecurity in industrial robots

For end users of industrial robots, cybersecurity needs to be a business priority in order to... » more

PLC for enhanced cybersecurity, integration

Honeywell Process Solutions' (HPS) ControlEdge programmable logic controller (PLC) is designed to... » more

Groups to collaborate on cybersecurity workforce education

ARC Advisory Group and SANS Institute have agreed to collaborate on cybersecurity education and... » more

Automation group hires cybersecurity expert as managing director

Marty Edwards, a cybersecurity expert and director of the Industrial Control Systems Cyber... » more

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Industrial Networking: Introduction to Networking

Doug Bell introduces Chris Harris. Networks communicate in several ways including by wire, wireless, and fiber optics. Various standards such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 and Ethernet come with the particular device being...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-232

The RS-232 standard allows for communication between two devices in either a master-slave or master-master configuration. A master-master configuration does not require the cables to be changed however the hardware needs to...

Industrial Networking: RS-232 Media and Hardware

All types of connectors are found with RS-232 with no set standard, zip links are a solution especially in long distance (up to 50 feet) applications. DTE and DCE devices require different wiring configurations. The device...

Industrial Networking: Networking Protocol Basics

A compatible wiring scheme does not mean two devices can communication with each other, they need the same language. In a network, there must be a device that produces a signal for the network to work, cannot have two slave...

Industrial Networking: Basics of RS-422

The RS-422 standard allows use with up to 11 devices and 4000 feet of wire. The standard is commonly confused with RS-485 and can even work with RS-485 devices. RS-422 is not widely supported. Long-time automation trainer Doug...

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Cyber Security Research

2017 HMI Software, Hardware Report: 5 high-level...

Respondents to the Control Engineering 2017 HMI Software and Hardware... » more

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

A very fast paced look at many types of hardware...

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