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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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Three ways integrated design can improve a future food manufacturing facility
Three ways integrated design can improve a future food manufacturing facility

The food safety quality of your next facility depends on whether the people designing and... Read More

Robotic safety: What you don't know
Robotic safety: What you don't know

With robotic safety, the adage, "What you don't know won't hurt you" doesn't apply, which... Read More

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 8-14: Prescriptive maintenance, Product of the Year, reliability program pillars, more
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 8-14: Prescriptive maintenance, Product of the Year, reliability program pillars, more

Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from May 8-14, covered prescriptive maintenance, the... Read More

Designing for construction safety best practices
Designing for construction safety best practices

Designing for construction safety (DFCS), also known as prevention through design (PtD), is a... Read More

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