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Ensuring pipeline physical and cyber security
Ensuring pipeline physical and cyber security

While there have not been reports of pipeline attacks on U.S. soil, there have been attacks in other countries. In 2008, a section the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceylan (BTC) pipeline in Turkey was reportedly the victim of a targeted cyber attack. The pipeline ruptured, exploded, and released 30,000 barrels of oil near Refahiye... Read More

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Automation safety: Clearer requirements arise for risk assessments
Automation safety: Clearer requirements arise for risk assessments

Automation has gained plenty of traction in the food and beverage processing industry thanks to benefits including cost savings, labor reduction and increased food safety. However, a slew of national... Read More

Active cyber defense cycle: Asset identification and network security monitoring
Active cyber defense cycle: Asset identification and network security monitoring

Understanding and monitoring networked infrastructure is the key to identifying cyber attacks. This is the reason that the second phase of the Active Cyber Defense Cycle (ACDC) is asset... Read More

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Rise of the service robots; comparison to industrial robots
Rise of the service robots; comparison to industrial robots

According to figures provided by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) around 21,000 service robots were sold for professional applications in 2013, generating sales revenue of $3.6... Read More

Address the weak link in a cyber security plan
Address the weak link in a cyber security plan

A malicious and largely unknown targeted attack focused on oil tankers emerged and has been going on since August 2013. First discovered in January 2014, the motive in the ongoing attack is to... Read More

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2016 System Integrator of the Year
For the 10th System Integrator of the Year program, Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are looking for the best integrators in the automation business to feature on the cover of the Global System Integrator Report in December 2015. Winners are then inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame.
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Operating system upgrade for Microsoft Windows users
Operating system upgrade for Microsoft Windows users

Microsoft Windows 10 is designed to provide mobility for business owners and users with... Read More

Current-limiting protector
Current-limiting protector

The CLiP-LV Current Limiting Protector is presently rated for continuous currents of 4,000 A in... Read More

Apps for Engineers: Energy management and savings
Apps for Engineers: Energy management and savings

Apps for Engineers from CFE Media is an interactive directory of engineering-related applications... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The RSA-154F remote switch actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open the switches from... Read More

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