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Cyber security: Understanding spear phishing and defense techniques
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Spear phishing is a social engineering tactic used to prey upon individuals who have access to resources that a hacker has targeted. It has a high success rate and has become a preferred method where the hacker entices a victim to click on a link, open a spreadsheet, or access some other document. This simple click... Read More

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A new approach for more secure industrial networking
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With the growing cyber threat landscape related to industrial networks, users and vendors alike are looking for new tools and methods for protecting critical assets. The electric utility industry has... Read More

Motor protection delivers reliable, efficient operation
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Motors often require large amounts of energy when quickly accelerating to full speed. Soft starters and variable frequency drives can both be used to reduce inrush currents and limit... Read More

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Identifying the causes and fixes for robotic welding troubles
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Knowing how to troubleshoot quickly and efficiently is critical in any welding operation. For robotic welding systems it is especially important, as there is a lot at stake when something goes wrong... Read More

Scouts gain Welding Badge as part of new partnership
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Lincoln Electric and the Boy Scouts of America are working together to help Scouts earn the Welding Merit Badge. As part of this new partnership, 100 Ohio Scouts underwent hands-on welding... Read More

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Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?
Machine Safety: Does a CE mark make a machine safe?

Machine safety discussions have risen to new heights with improved computing technology and... Read More

Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016
Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016

The standard ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity. I barely... Read More

Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog
Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog

Microsoft, Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM, Google, Facebook, HP, Sony, and other "big... Read More

Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?
Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?

First of all, is everyone familiar with “B” level and “C” level machine safety standards? Secondly,... Read More

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