Coincidence? You decide! #cyber #pauto

Joe Weiss has posted over on his blog (https://www.controlglobal.com/blogs/unfettered/fertility-clinic-liquid-nitrogen-incidents-could-they-have-been-hacks/) some interesting questions about the failure of temperature controls on fertilized ovum storage at two widely separated (Cleveland and San Francisco) facilities at the same time on the same day. I … Continued

The INSIDER is out! The February issue has stories…

Walt Boyes’ analysis of the ARC Orlando Forum 2018 Videos and commentary from the ARC Press Conference including: –Stratus Technologies –Siemens –Emerson –Honeywell –L&T Technologies –Schneider Electric –OPC and Fieldcomms –Microsoft –Inductive Automation –more Joy Ward on the Human Face … Continued

OPTO22 Introduces Edge Programmable Controller

Press Release from OPTO 22. Although they announced the product yesterday, the release was embargoed until today. Go figure. Opto 22 announces world’s first Edge Programmable Industrial Controller: groov EPIC Completely new system brings the future of automation to the … Continued

Open Group OPA Forum Launches First Business Guide

From a press release at #arcforum The Open Group Open Process Automation™ Forum Launches First Business Guide   Guide Aids Industrial Manufacturers to Transition to Standards-based, Open, Interoperable, and Secure Architecture for Industrial Control Systems   San Francisco, CA – … Continued

Honeywell Introduces AR/VR Simulator for Training

Very interesting press release and discussion at the press conference on Monday:   HONEYWELL INTRODUCES AR/VR SIMULATOR TO TRAIN THE INDUSTRIAL WORKFORCE AND HELP CLOSE SKILLS GAP   Honeywell Connected Plant Skills Insight Immersive Competency offers cloud-based, mixed-reality simulation to help … Continued

Read the January 2018 INSIDER for free!

Because of the very high interest in the cover feature, “The Future of Automation in the Age of the Internet of Things” we have decided to make the January issue open sooner than we would normally. So, effective immediately, you … Continued

Bedrock Announces New Firmware Upgrade for Cyber Security

Press Release from #arcforum:   Bedrock® Cybershield 3.0 Delivers on the Promise of Open Secure Automation (OSA®) with a Suite of Cyber Defense Tools and Open SCADA Partners   San Jose, Calif. – February 12, 2018 – As part of … Continued

Emerson Announces DeltaV version 14 and DeltaV Mobile

Press release from @arcforum: Emerson is expanding its Plantweb™ digital ecosystem with today’s launch of DeltaV version 14, a cybersecurity-certified control system designed to deliver new value in capital projects and make plant operations more connected and productive. The latest … Continued

Emerson allies with AspenTech

Press release from ARC Forum: AUSTIN, TX and BEDFORD, MASS., Feb. 12, 2018 – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and AspenTech (NASDAQ: AZPN) announced today they have teamed up to deliver asset optimization software solutions along with global automation technologies and operational … Continued

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