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How Water and Wastewater Systems Use HMI SCADA Technology to Cut Costs

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Public utility systems such as power, water and wastewater management have been one of the most successful applications for HMI SCADA technology. Government agencies learned about the productivity, safety and efficiency gains decades ago. Public rail transit systems worldwide began utilizing control system software tools (such as Nucleus) to safely and efficiently move millions of […]

SCADA Security: What Makes SCADA Networks More Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks?

When it comes to SCADA security, hackers are everywhere. They’ve become so common that businesses make stopping them part of their everyday operations. But when a cyber-attack is launched on a SCADA network, the potential consequences can be very serious—especially when it comes to vital public systems. In the most severe cases, security breaches can […]

Q&A: The Current and Future Impact of COVID-19 on the SCADA Industry

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There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on every industry around the globe. Some (such as certain online retailers, paper and cleaning product manufacturers) have thrived. Sadly, most business sectors have suffered amid the spread of the virus.  For this edition of “The Nucleus Q&A,” in which we regularly […]

3 Key Questions to Ask Before Choosing a New HMI/SCADA System

In the industrial automation software industry, there is one thing as sure as zeros and ones: At some point your operation will need to update its system and choose a new HMI/SCADA software system. The reasons for installing a new SCADA system are many. Sometimes your operation has outgrown an existing product, or the SCADA […]