Networking & Security - Other Networks

Network monitoring groups forge partnership

SCADAfence agreed to partner with Gigamon to provide a joint cybersecurity solution to bring... » more

More answers about leveraging network building blocks, industrial Ethernet deployment

Additional answers are available resulting from the Control Engineering webcast: Leveraging Network... » more

Cybersecurity advice for the Industrial Internet of Things

Organizations recognize that information created by connecting intelligent things and industrial... » more

Companies concerned about IoT skill shortage

A recent report indicates that many companies are worried that their staff lack the skills and... » more

July fundings, acquisitions, and failures in the robotics industry in 2016

While mergers and acquisitions are down overall in the robotics industry, July had several major... » more

Updated networking program for improved IoT connectivity

Kepware Technologies KEPServerEX version 5.21 software upgrade is designed to extend the... » more

Study suggests companies are adopting IoT technologies without realizing the benefits

Businesses are increasingly adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, even if some don’t yet... » more

Internet of Things providing an edge for micro data centers

New data capture and analytics techniques thrown up by the Internet of Things (IoT) are having a... » 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

2016 Cybersecurity Study: Six key findings

Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 Cybersecurity Study... » more

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Cyber Security: Technology Review

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

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Poll of the Week

The MESA Manufacturing Operations Management Capability Maturity Model (July issue) focuses on:
Policies, procedures and training
Control of information
Control of documentation
Roles and responsibilities
Tools and metrics
All of these
None of these


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Avoid the worst control system ever

Automation System Integration Blog: Nobody wants to get a screaming... » more

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