David Erby

Ensure Your Control System Functions after DCOM is Hardened

Since the 90’s Microsoft has included the Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM), under a few different names, in its versions of Windows to allow interfaces between applications, both locally on single computer and remotely between applications on different computers. Over the years, many software vendors in the OT space have taken advantage of this model to help transport the plant data that we use in the OT space for SCADA, MES, historians, and reporting.

Consider a Team approach for your Automation Support

The need for a temporary or full-time automation support resource at manufacturing, utility, and...

5 Things You Can Learn from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Prepare for the Future

This year has been a learning experience for us all. With massive lockdowns of cities globally to...

Not Being There for Your System

There is no question that COVID-19 has radically (and abruptly) changed the way we approach...

2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40

On September 13, 2018, CFE Media, publisher of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering magazines,...