Safety Is Sustainable and Profitable

Credit to Author: Constantine Lau| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:08:26 +0000

Ask any member of the oil and gas (O&G) industry what their main concern is and the most common response is occupational health and safety. Any business is vulnerable to… Read more »

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How DSOs Respect EU Mandates with Smart Remote Terminal Units

Credit to Author: John Langley-Davis| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:47:43 +0000

Under recently announced European Union mandates, electrical Distribution System Operators (DSOs) are tasked with improving the efficiency of their electrical distribution networks by 1.5 percent each year. In addition, they… Read more »

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Google to Fix Location Data Leak in Google Home, Chromecast

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:04:14 +0000

Google in the coming weeks is expected to fix a location privacy leak in two of its most popular consumer products. New research shows that Web sites can run a simple script in the background that collects precise location data on people who have a Google Home or Chromecast device installed anywhere on their local network.

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451 Research Data Center Expert Makes the Case for Unified Edge & IoT Strategy

Credit to Author: Jamie Bourassa| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:10:55 +0000

­ ­ ­Edge data centers are expected to become increasingly critical as companies grapple with how to deal with Internet of Things (IoT) traffic. In many cases, IoT traffic ultimately… Read more »

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The next industrial revolution in IIOT and digitization will be vital in helping oil and gas companies to improve their sustainability strategy

Credit to Author: Constantine Lau| Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:18:37 +0000

The Internet of things (IOT) and digitization are transforming how companies gather, analyze, and share data and information across the entire enterprise. Often considered a revolution, the Industrial Internet of… Read more »

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Takeaway from Hannover Messe: The Internet of Things is Becoming Even More Valuable

Credit to Author: Louis-François Bernard| Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 08:36:00 +0000

If you’re not yet convinced that Internet of Things (IoT) technology is having a profound impact on all sorts of businesses, then attending the recent Hannover Messe would likely have… Read more »

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System integrators: Your guide on the road to digital transformation

Credit to Author: John Boville| Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:57:08 +0000

It’s a new day for industrial companies as smart manufacturing technologies bring new levels of profitability and flexibility, driven by advances in connectivity, cloud computing, big data analytics, mobility, and… Read more »

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Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice commands

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 16:59:51 +0000

Security researchers have now found new ways to exploit voice recognition weaknesses in your favorite home device: smart assistants. You may want to listen in.

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How New Digitalized Controls Make Microgrids Better

Credit to Author: Francois Borghese| Date: Mon, 28 May 2018 12:18:50 +0000

The evolution of power grid is trending towards an infrastructure that is more decarbonized, decentralized and digitized. Changes are already underway and technology breakthroughs in modernized microgrids’ area are playing… Read more »

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The best adaptive protection for electrical systems: Implement IEC 61850 and GOOSE

Credit to Author: Angel Silos| Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 08:50:06 +0000

Smart grids name electricity networks that use digital technology to coordinate requirements of all electricity stakeholders –  generators, system operators, end users and other aggregators – in a such way… Read more »

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Study: Attack on KrebsOnSecurity Cost IoT Device Owners $323K

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 16:47:20 +0000

A monster distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) against KrebsOnSecurity.com in 2016 knocked this site offline for nearly four days. The attack was executed through a network of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices such as Internet routers, security cameras and digital video recorders. A new study that tries to measure the direct cost of that one attack for IoT device users whose machines were swept up in the assault found that it may have cost device owners a total of $323,973.75 in excess power and added bandwidth consumption. My bad.

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