The Evolving Data-Rich, Information-Poor (DRIP) Environment with Ken Hintz

Artech author Ken Hintz gave us insight into today’s sensing environment: Today’s sensing environment not only contains the conventional military physical sensors such as RADAR, FLIR, LIDAR, ESM, etc., but also includes widely distributed physical environmental sensors in the internet of things (IoT). The number of civilian networked devices comprising the IoT was an estimated …

Thinking About Your Password with Serge Borso

Artech House author Serge Borso gave us some interesting insights on your day-to-day internet security: I recently had the opportunity to teach a SANS class focused on Web Application Security and during the course of this training I met some great people. It’s always exciting to make connections with other security minded people, and in …

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020 – Intensive 3-day Training Programme for Electrical Engineers new to IEC 61850

IEC 61850 is far more than a communication protocol – it is an engineering philosophy and a common language for all those working with digital substation technology. As the use of IEC 61850 becomes business-as-usual for substation automation, it is essential for the technicians, design specialists, and specification engineers involved to have a solid grounding …

Modern Appliances and the Electric Grid with Mani Vadari

Mani Vadari, whose second edition of Electric System Operations: Evolving to the Modern Grid, is available now, gives us some background on an everyday convenience and how the electric grid helped make it happen: The modern toilet and the electric grid became part of our daily lives in the late 1800’s and have operated using the …

Using Next Generation Fuzzing Tools with Jared DeMott

Artech House authors are experts in their respective field, and Dr. Jared DeMott, an author of Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance, Second Edition, is no exception. Read on for two presentation Dr. DeMott shared regarding next generation fuzzing tools: Using Next Generation Fuzzing Tools: Fixing Bugs and Writing Memory Corruption Exploits Dr. …

Thinking about Computer Networks with Ed Birrane

Artech House author Ed Birrane, whose title, Delay-Tolerant Applications: The Role of Store-and-Forward Networks in an Increasingly Real-Time World, gave us some insight with regard to the future of computer networks: We need to think differently about computer networks. It is not easy to have a casual discussion about computer networking minutia. If you doubt …

Flexibility in 5G transport networks: the key to meeting the demand for connectivity with Fabio Cavaliere

Artech House author Fabio Cavaliere, who wrote, shared a paper he co-authored about the importance of flexibility in 5G transport networks: The more people have been able to achieve while on the move, the more dependent society has become on mobile broadband networks. As applications like self-driving vehicles and remotely operated machinery evolve, become more …