Setting the Standard for Automation™
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- Web Exclusive: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Despite the availability of standards, it is clear that many organizations are not applying them to the degree required.
- Process Automation: Operator training simulators in the modern plant
With as much as 40 percent of the current workforce in some industries retiring in the next five years and increasing difficulty in attracting new talent, innovative training and certification solutions are essential.
- Special Section: Growing future automation professionals
FIRST’s programs give young people knowledge and experience to make informed decisions about pursuing opportunities in science, technology, and engineering.
- System Integration: Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance
Beyond compliance, companies want and need to protect their people, equipment, and the surrounding environment.
- Automation IT: New HMI alternatives improve operations and cut costs
Today’s businesses demand easy and inexpensive HMI remote access along with the ability to quickly retrieve and act upon plant operating data
- Factory Automation: Your new robot colleague – coming out of its cage
Next-gen, new-gen, co-worker – call it what you may, a robotics revolution is rolling into manufacturing, warehousing, materials handling, and supply chains worldwide
- Cover Story: Life-cycle and long-term migration planning
How to successfully upgrade or replace automation and manufacturing IT systems in a running production environment
- January/February Automation by the Numbers
The Chinese market for industrial Ethernet and fieldbus technologies grew by 18 million nodes in 2012.
According to Berg Insight, the shipments of cellular M2M devices in industrial automation reached 760,000 worldwide in 2013. With a compound annual growth rate of 22.5 percent, shipments are expected to reach 2.1 million in 2018.
- Elder: Urgent need for automation systems cyberprotection
Widespread global awareness of threats to information systems (IS) has led government and business to focus significant attention and resources on IS cybersecurity. The same cannot be said regarding industrial automation systems, where there is an urgent need to focus on the cyberprotection of critical industrial control systems.
- ISA introduces cybersecurity certificate program
ISA introduces cybersecurity certificate program
Dick Morley joins Memex Automation board
Siemens introduces Managed Security Service
Fieldbus Foundation updates specifications
ASM publishes second edition of HMI Design Guidelines
Endress+Hauser appoints Matthias Altendorf CEO
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