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ControlTalk NOW Week Ending August 2, 2015

ControlTalk NOW for the week ending August 2, 2015 has two provocative cyber security posts from SmartCore's cyber security evangelist and guru Fred Gordy, who shows us the ballistic cyber world with real-time Threat Maps and Shodan. Fred warns, "If you have setup a customer’s system that is directly connected to the internet, Shodan has either found it or will find it and put … [Read More...]

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CTN Aug 2

ControlTalk NOW Week Ending August 2, 2015

ControlTalk NOW for the week ending August 2, 2015 has two provocative cyber security posts from SmartCore's cyber security evangelist and guru Fred Gordy, who shows us the ballistic cyber world with real-time Threat Maps and Shodan. Fred warns, "If you have … [Read More...]

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How to Make Beer with the EASY IO FG Controller

In episode 2 of Control Pub Talk with "Mad" Mike Marston, Mike shows us the EASY IO FG 32 Controller being used in several unique applications. Want to make beer? The powerful FG32 is the control solution of choice for micro brewers in the know. Could you … [Read More...]

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ProLon: The Easy Way to do Zoning

Are you looking for an easy to use and configure zoning system -- that has the capabilities of a much more complex zoning system? We caught up with Angie Jarvis and the team from ProLon at the 2015 CGNA Vendor Showcase and ProLon just might have the answer! … [Read More...]

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Shodan – Are Your Sites Listed?

If you haven't heard what Shodan is and why do we care, I would suggest you get familiar with it.  Shodan has been called the "Google" for the internet of things (IoT).   Shodan is continually cataloging web facing, connected devices such as control systems, … [Read More...]

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Real-Time Threat Maps

If you haven't seen these maps, it can be eye opening.  These are real-time and/or near real-time threat maps that are readily available online.    They cover traffic such as: DDoS (distributed denial of service) the intentional paralyzing of a computer … [Read More...]

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ControlTalk NOW Week Ending July 26, 2015

The posted content for ControlTalk NOW for the week ending July 26, 2015 is rather sparse, but is offset by importance, because during time away from our keyboards, we were able to secure two major events of extreme importance: Cyber Security Summit and the … [Read More...]

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ControlTrends Event Information Calendar Update

Managing the Contractor Lifecycle at Critical Infrastructure Facilities for Enhanced Security and Regulatory Compliance. Wednesday, August 5, 2015 10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET. Critical infrastructure facilities, such as energy and petrochemical sites, are complex … [Read More...]

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New Power Meter from Dent Instruments

It has been said that you can't control or manage what you don't measure, and this is especially true when it comes to Smart Buildings and controlling energy. I had a chance to catch up with Tim Van Slambrouck from Dent Instruments at the 2015 CGNA (Controls … [Read More...]

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ControlTalk NOW Week Ending July 19, 2015

ControlTalk NOW for week ending July 19, 2015, features interviews with Tridium's Ed Merwin, Siemens' Paul Gilvydis, and Rob Allen's 7 Minutes in Control with Honeywell's Roger Rebennack; Fred Gordy contributes vital Cybersecurity information; TridiumTalk: … [Read More...]

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Are You Patching The Humans In Your Control System?

Dan Kaufman, head of the Software Innovation Division for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) was asked a question by Lesley Stahl of 60 Minutes (view 60 Minutes segment) “Can the Internet be fixed? Or do we just have to throw this one out and … [Read More...]

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Ed Merwin at 2015 Realcomm|IBcon

Young gun, Rob Allen, caught up with "The Godfather" ( yes, he will make you an offer you can't refuse), Ed Merwin, at the 2015 Realcomm|IBcon conference. What was the offer? Well, here is a hint, the number 4 is involved. Ed gives Rob and update on … [Read More...]

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TridiumTalk: Cybersecurity and Why it Matters

Join Tridium's chief security architect for our next TridiumTalk. Today’s cybersecurity threats are sophisticated and growing, but there are ways to prepare yourself and your customers to combat these threats. That's why you won't want to miss our next … [Read More...]

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Toss the Key with Biometric Access

Stromquist is pleased to now be a distributor for ZKAccess, manufacturers of security access equipment.  As one of the largest providers in the world, they have earned a reputation for technical innovation, quality, speed-to-market and reliability. These are … [Read More...]

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ControlTalk NOW Week Ending July 12, 2015

ControlTalk NOW for week ending July 12, 2015, features a recap of the 4th of July holiday week; interviews with Realcomm's Jim Young, LumenCache's Derek Cowburn, and Networking Conversations: Understanding IIoT with Sierra Monitor's Varun Nagaraj; Industry … [Read More...]

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ControlTrends Event Information Calendar Update

Put New Tools and Content on the Building America Solution Center To Work for You! Join us for a free webinar on July 22, 2015, presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building America program! Each month’s webinar will offer information about the … [Read More...]