Attendees of the recently-held 2016 PROFIBUS and PROFINET Global Forum and the Automation Innovation Summit were inspired by an international roster of experts, learned about the role of Industrial Networks and innovation in their organisations
Recent announcements from Google’s Project Jacquard, in collaboration with Levis, shows that the technology and fashion industries are starting to make real progress through collaboration.
Tenable Network Security has announced a solution to help organisations measure security program effectiveness to gain board-level buy-in and optimise defences to improve overall security.
Every year, poor alarm management results in the loss of billions of dollars due to accidents, equipment damage, unplanned plant or unit outages and costs related to environmental and safety infractions.
Cisco and Rockwell Automation have collaborated to develop a deep-packet-inspection (DPI) technology for use in industrial security appliances.
When it comes to testing for inadvertently unpressed connections for water and compressed air systems, Viega’s Smart Connect-Feature has been designed to provide a failsafe solution. To date, Viega is the first and only manufacturer to incorporate the safety feature on multiple pipe joining systems – both copper and stainless steel. All Viega press fittings … Continue reading Leak detection for pipe joining systems
The Thomson Electrak HD actuator, now available from Treotham Automation, is described as the next generation heavy duty linear actuator. Said to provide the best on-board controls currently available in electric linear actuators, eliminating the need for standalone controls, the actuator offers advanced performance and superior environmental protection. The higher power and longer stroke lengths … Continue reading Heavy duty linear actuator
Rockwell Automation has introduced its new OptiSIS solution, giving industrial operators a pre-engineered safety instrumented system that can help ease deployment and reduce lead times for small and midsized process applications. The OptiSIS solution is ideal for oil and gas, chemical, and petrochemical producers with aging process-safety systems that are either noncompliant or can no … Continue reading Simplifying deployment and lead times for safety instrumented systems
Just like cables, switches and routers, the Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical component in business data networks. Every organisation needs a functioning DNS to allow proper routing of traffic and to maintain everything from email systems to public-facing websites.
Backplane Systems Technology has announced the Nuvo-3616VR, a surveillance platform that integrates 16 PoE+ ports, an i7 CPU and RAID in a compact, fanless chassis.
Schneider Electric has announced the launch of SecureStruxure, a fully integrated security management offer, comprising of software and hardware technology.
By integrating Emerson’s Syncade Smart Operations Management Suite with Xyntek’s Biometrics Solution, users can simplify authentication, ensure the identity of the signer and the integrity of documents, and minimize the risk of credential theft.
At the beginning of last year, Check Point’s top predicted security threats for 2015 included the rapid growth of unknown malware and the exploit of vulnerabilities in platforms such as Android and iOS.
Cisco has announced it is advancing its Security Everywhere strategy deeper into the cloud, network, and endpoints with new security products and features, and a threat awareness service as organizations execute on their digital transformation.
The Wenglor True Colour Sensor OFP401P0189 can detect extremely fine colour shades quicker and more accurately than the human eye.
LogMeIn has unveiled Xively Identity Manager, which is designed to be a new approach to tackling the unique and complex challenges of identity and access management (IAM) of Internet of Things (IoT) users and products.
With computerised control systems operating everything from power plants, water treatment facilities to transport systems and factories, the potential for disruptive cyber attacks grows bigger by the week.
Intel Security has announced the availability of its new consumer security services, which includes newly integrated True Key by Intel Security that provides facial recognition password authentication.
Honeywell has announced enhancements to Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM). The latest release, DVM R600, will enable organisations to more efficiently manage their security system with enhanced mobile capabilities and voice command, and mitigate business risk via support for current IT platforms.
Process safety and cybersecurity are distinctly different disciplines, but there is growing realisation that they are related.