Intel and Siemens Execs Address Smart Manufacturing Risk

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Leading executives discuss the scope and strategy for opening industrial facilities to IIoT and Industry 4.0 connectivity…without the cyber-risk.  The transformation that connectivity has brought throughout the industrial…

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Six Steps to a Successful RFID Asset Tracking

Monday, March 28, 2016

While advanced automation has helped to vastly streamline industrial production in past years, RFID asset-tracking systems have done the same with inventory management and logistics. Here’s how to…

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Competitive Advantage through Smart Identification

Thursday, January 28, 2016

How can companies face the global competition? The digitization along the entire industrial value chain promises large optimizations for the processes in production and logistics. Ultimately, this concept fundamentally…

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Global Functional Safety Standards: How to Resolve ANSI and ISO Conflicts Reconciling Differences and Boosting Efficiency

Thursday, December 4, 2014

How to perform risk assessments, reconcile key differences between ISO safety and ANSI machinery safety standards and arrive at a practical method for global compliance. Companies that implement safety…

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Comprehensive security in production plants and systems comprises several layers

Industrial Security for the Automotive Industry: Seamless and Integrated – Securely!

Monday, November 11, 2013

Production systems in the automotive industry are characterized by a high degree of automation and networking. This is required today for end products to be completely individualized, and…

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What is ‘Smart Manufacturing’ and How Will it Affect Your Company?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

A new concept, and new research, lead the way toward understanding how to revitalize U.S. manufacturing in a wired world. The evolution of manufacturing is at a transitional…

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How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Manufacturing

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Here’s how integrating data from sensors and PLCs to enterprise and supply chain platforms can yield significant results. As commonly used, the term “big data” refers to a…

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Taking Simple Steps Toward Industrial Security

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Learn the five key points to a well-planned security strategy. The openness of Ethernet and the availability of industrial software that runs on notebooks, tablets and even smart…

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A Fresh Look at the Best Industrial Network Security Strategies

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Securing industrial networks from threats both inside and outside the firewall requires multiple strategies vs. relying on one particular technique. The shift to Ethernet, wireless technologies and remote…

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Building a Cyber Secure Plant

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Despite what many automation professionals believe, the Stuxnet malware attacks on Siemens Simatic WinCC SCADA and PCS7 DCS systems that came to light this past July were not…

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