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COVID-19 and Industrial Cybersecurity: Studies in Risk Response

I never thought that I’d be comparing toilet-roll purchasing habits with cybersecurity risk manageme...
Contributing Author Jun 2, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Tesla's Virtual Power Plant: Re-Envisioning the Electric Grid

Consider the electric grid. It blankets most of the world. Its existence and reliability have define...
Kara Phelps May 26, 2020 5:15:00 AM

How to Build a Standards-Based Cybersecurity Culture: Learn More in ISA's New Whitepaper

Industrial control systems (ICS) are rarely protected adequately against cyber threats, and that's a...
Kara Phelps May 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The Future of Automation: Will Robots Take Your Job?

“Automation.”
Chris Sciulli May 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

ISA President's Column: Effective Collaboration in Committees, Assemblies, and Departments

Our Changed Circumstances Are an Opportunity for Learning The International Society of Automation (I...
ISA President May 15, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Functional Safety Culture: What Is a Business Leader's Role?

You’re on the business side of the enterprise, not on the engineering side—how could functional safe...
Jennifer Infantino Halsey May 12, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Can You Diagnose Problems in an Industrial System with No Observability?

I spent part of a summer on top of a little place in northern Idaho called Moose Mountain. It came w...
Ed Farmer May 5, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Pivoting to Ventilators: Q&A with Kash Behdinan, President of Pointfar Automation (Part 2)

This post is the second and final part of an interview we conducted with Kash Behdinan, president of...
Kara Phelps May 1, 2020 5:15:00 AM

Pivoting to Ventilators: Q&A with Kash Behdinan, President of Pointfar Automation (Part 1)

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented global need for ventilator machines. As medical suppliers scra...
Kara Phelps Apr 28, 2020 5:00:00 AM

5 Ideas to Help “Green” the Automation Industry—and Make Some Green

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 has led to mass quarantines, stay at home orders, and social dista...
Chris Sciulli Apr 21, 2020 5:00:00 AM

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