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Figure 1: Cyber threats are proliferating due to increased information technology/operations technology (IT/OT) integration, along with the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and open process automation (OPA) initiatives. Courtesy: Yokogawa Electric Corp.
Cybersecurity February 8, 2019

Proactive management of plant cybersecurity

A combination of information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) cybersecurity expertise is required to manage the influx of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and increased IT/OT integration.

By Camilo Gomez

2019 IIoT/Cloud Webcast Series

Attendees can earn up to four (4) Certified Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
Clearly defining what colors indicate in your control system is an important—and occasionally overlooked—parameter in system design. Courtesy: CFE Media file image
System Integration February 7, 2019

Does your control system have style?

Defining system language, look as important as operating parameters.

By Jason Tippett
Figure 4: Different EtherCAT I/O modules provide a variety of system-integrated diagnostics, filters, scaling features and form factors. Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Power Systems February 7, 2019

Maximize production efficiency with high-end power measurement

Machine-friendly input/output (I/O) hardware for high-end measurement technology continues to grow, optimizing power monitoring while eliminating harmonic distortion.

By Sree Potluri
Courtesy: CFE Media
System Integration February 6, 2019

Reduce risk of non-payment from new automation customers

Legalities: A letter of credit can help guarantee payment or performance by a customer or integrator that has not yet established a credit history with the other party to the arrangement—especially if offices of the two parties are far apart.

By Brian Clifford
The multiple business benefits of the smart factory range from a more efficient, agile, and transparent manufacturing process to a connected ecosystem that leads to greater bottom line efficiencies and a safer workplace. Courtesy: L&T Technology Services
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 6, 2019

Future plant design links data, operations

Manufacturers are ready to invest in next-gen digital production.

By Dr. Keshab Panda

IIoT series, Part 1: Five ways to use cloud and IIoT to improve productivity

April 18, 2019
11AM PT | 1PM CT | 2PM ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.