Gregory Hale,


Manufacturing IT February 23, 2016

Cyber security attacks against oil and gas organizations increasing

According to a report sponsored by Tripwire and conducted by Dimensional Research in November 2015, 82% of oil and gas industry respondents said their organizations registered an increase in successful cyber attacks over the past 12 months.

By Gregory Hale,
Safety Standards December 15, 2011

Back to basics with functional safety

It is very easy to get caught up in the complexity of a safety system, after all, the consequences can be unthinkable. However, functional safety is all about making thinks work just as they should.

By Gregory Hale,
Safety Standards December 14, 2011

Safety Forum: Safety targets productivity

A manufacturer can have safety and productivity at the same time.

By Gregory Hale,
Safety Standards December 12, 2011

Smart Grid security framework update

An expanded list of standards, new cyber security guidance and product testing proposals are among the new elements in an updated roadmap for Smart Grid interoperability.

By Gregory Hale,
February 1, 2011

Talk to Me: To Wikileaks or not to Wikileaks

There was a time almost 40 years ago when the ideal of journalism was to hold fast to a standard that said nobody was above the laws of the land. An honorable and noble goal.

By Gregory Hale,
Cybersecurity February 1, 2011

Stuxnet: Joint operation nets victim

The newest and strongest clues point toward Stuxnet being an American-Israeli project to sabotage the Iranian’s nuclear program.

By Gregory Hale,
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