Safety’s Sake: Fixed configuration firewalls
Firewalls play an important element in keeping the operation running securely. A new firewall hit the market and it is a Fixed Configuration Firewall which runs a technology known as Deep Packet Inspection.
It is no secret a Safety Integrated System is a key factor in safe industrial operations. But along with the SIS, firewalls play an important element in keeping the operation running securely. A new firewall hit the market and it is a Fixed Configuration Firewall which runs a technology known as Deep Packet Inspection. But just what is a fixed configuration firewall?
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.