Making the Case for Investing in Industrial Safety

Credit to Author: Steve Elliott| Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:00:45 +0000

In industrial operations, senior managers and company executives generally wish, and are required, to oversee a safe operation. That’s why almost nobody thinks failing to invest in safety is a… Read more »

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IEC 62443 Security Assurance Levels Explained

Credit to Author: Daniel Desruisseaux| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 19:16:02 +0000

Industrial Control Systems have experienced an exponential increase in cyber-attacks over the last decade.  The industry has responded to cybersecurity threats by creating standards to assist end users and equipment… Read more »

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Maintenance is not Enough!

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:26:12 +0000

Thankfully, the days of break-fix reactive maintenance are behind us. Over the last 15 years, state-of-the-art industrial maintenance strategies  have evolved from being only reactive to preventive to predictive to… Read more »

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An Introduction to the Design Lab Team

Credit to Author: Frederic Beuvry| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:54:35 +0000

Design details make a difference. A product’s interface, materials, and finishes all help determine how useful that product ultimately is—and, indeed, if it gets used at all. That’s true whether… Read more »

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Obsolete Breakers: Debunking Common Misconceptions

Credit to Author: Gabriel Arce| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:44:39 +0000

Most circuit breaker life cycles are based on periodic maintenance inspection and operation specified in the manufacturer’s circuit breaker instruction manuals in order to have longevity. However, as technology, reliability,… Read more »

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Coinhive Exposé Prompts Cancer Research Fundraiser

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:55:56 +0000

A story published here this week revealed the real-life identity behind the original creator of Coinhive — a controversial cryptocurrency mining service that several security firms have recently labeled the most ubiquitous malware threat on the Internet today. In an unusual form of protest against that story, members of a popular German language image-posting board founded by the Coinhive creator have vented their dismay by donating tens of thousands of euros to local charities that support cancer research. On Monday KrebsOnSecurity published Who and What is Coinhive, an in-depth story which proved that the founder of Coinhive was indeed the founder of the German image hosting and discussion forum pr0gramm[dot]com (not safe for work). I undertook the research because Coinhive’s code primarily is found on tens of thousands of hacked Web sites, and because the until-recently anonymous Coinhive operator(s) have been reluctant to take steps that might curb the widespread abuse of their platform.

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You down with P2P? 10 tips to secure your mobile payment app

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile transactions are on the rise, thanks to a number of mobile payment apps available on the market. In this post, we’ll look at the security risks of using P2P payment apps and what users can do to protect themselves.

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