These AutomationDirect StrideLinx VPN routers provide built-in firewall protection to isolate machine level LAN and companywide WAN networks, and optional 4G connectivity, enabling cloud-based remote access and simplifying implementation. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics November 7, 2019

Secure remote connections with cloud technologies

Cloud technologies enable remote connectivity for industrial applications, but can introduce security issues unless built from the ground up with cybersecurity in mind. See top five cybersecurity issues to address.

By Jonathan Griffith
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics November 11, 2019

Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 4-10

Articles about the Engineers' Choice finalists, information and the cloud, control system migration, wet and flooded motors, and IIoT project tips were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 4-10. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra

Poised to go all-in on edge

November 3, 2019
OT-IT information integration looks at who needs data when, and why to make smarter decisions. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 9, 2019

Make the IT/OT data connection

From raw materials to finished goods, the data flowing between the information/operations technology (IT/OT) system layer is key to increased efficiency, quality and agility.

By Tim Gellner
Stephen M. Goldberg, senior project engineer, Matrix Technologies Inc., served as CSIA executive director for two years. Courtesy: Matrix Technologies Inc.
System Integrators November 10, 2019

Great engineering includes more than engineering

Integrator Update: Is that really an apples-to-apples quote comparison? System integration firms have audits based on best practices and benchmarks to ensure business and professional services are at the highest level. A 25-year-old association for education and information sharing helps.

By Stephen M. Goldberg
For last-mile delivery, robots of the future may use a new MIT algorithm to find the front door, using clues in their environment. Courtesy: MIT News
Robotics November 9, 2019

Technique helps robots find the front door

By Jennifer Chu
Diagram shown cybersecurity attack stages through humans. Courtesy: Dan Capano
Cybersecurity November 6, 2019

The human asset in cybersecurity

By Daniel E. Capano
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Cybersecurity November 5, 2019

Companies benefit from sharing cybersecurity efforts

By Matt Shipman
Funding from the National Science Foundation will help create technology-based solutions to support emergency response worker safety and performance. Courtesy: Justin Baetge, Texas A&M Engineering
AI and Machine Learning October 30, 2019

Improving emergency response operations with adaptive learning and robots

By Alexandra Salazar