HMIs/SCADA/operator interfaces

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Overcoming cybersecurity challenges in SCADA integration

Suzanne Gill explores the steps that need to be taken to overcome cybersecurity challenges when integrating a new SCADA solution.
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Updating SCADA software for greater cybersecurity

Process Safety Solutions (PSS), a partner system integrator of Panorama, was tasked with maintaining and upgrading SCADA applications at the St Fergus Gas Terminal in Scotland, which is managed by Px Group.
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Looking into the future of SCADA

Control Engineering Europe spoke with Kyle Reissner, VP Product Management at ICONICS, about supervisory control and data acquisition software.


  1. 11/07/2023 SCADA is dead, or is it?

    Data plays a vital role in the digitalisation of industrial facilities. But, as digitalisation goals become more ambitious, how is technology for data capture and analysis changing? Stefan Reuther examines the role of SCADA in Industry 4.0.

  2. 14/02/2023 Is SCADA shaping the smart factories of the future?

    Suzanne Gill asked a variety of SCADA providers what they thought were the most important features of modern SCADA systems, and why?

  3. 05/12/2022 Gaining actionable insight

    Find out how modern SCADA solutions can offer actionable insight to allow for better monitoring and control of production processes.

  4. 10/10/2022 Exploring SCADA-as-a-service

    A whitepaper from Yokogawa Australia and New Zealand offers food for thought about how SCADA-as a-service has evolved to become the new standard, for wide area applications in particular.

  5. 15/02/2022 Thoroughly modern SCADA solutions

    Tom Burke argues that now is the time for engineers to take another look at SCADA to see how much more modern systems are able to help organisations achieve their Industry 4.0 goals.

  6. 07/02/2022 Visualising the journey to Net Zero

    Suzanne Gill explores the role played by SCADA software in helping industrial organisations on their journey to Net Zero carbon emissions. 

  7. 25/10/2021 SCADA speeds up the digital transformation journey

    Richard Carpenter, general manager product management for automation and control products at Emerson, answered a series of questions as part of a discussion to explain how the latest SCADA solutions can deliver a range of benefits for users. 

  8. 15/06/2021 Future-proofing control at Drax Power Station

    Suzanne Gill reports on the Drax Power Station decarbonisation journey, focussing in particular on the need for a new supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) solution that would help ensure a more integrated control solution and ensure the operation is future-proofed.

  9. 01/03/2021 SCADA: Bridging the OT/IT divide

    Christian Nomine discusses how SCADA can overcome one of the key barriers to the digital transformation of a company’s operations.

  10. 22/02/2021 SCADA considerations

    Rashesh Mody suggests that organisations focus on four key elements when using SCADA and HMI.

  11. 08/02/2021 Minimising system security gaps

    Ranbir Saini offers advice on how to identify and overcome SCADA vulnerabilities.

  12. 05/10/2020 Independent SCADA as a tool for integration

    Martyn Williams explains the role of SCADA software in smart factories and argues that hardware-independent software is essential for making the transition to Industry 4.0.

  13. 04/08/2020 Cloud solutions enable remote work productivity, without replacing SCADA

    Eric Fidler offers advice on how to use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used.

  14. 12/05/2020 Protecting your PLC systems from security threats

    While increasing connectivity can offer significant benefits it can also increase the cybersecurity risk to control. Steve Ward explains further.

  15. 10/02/2020 SCADA goes on a transformation journey

    Christian Nomine explores the changing requirements for both SCADA software and HMI systems across the manufacturing and processing sectors as the importance of collecting, storing and analysing data grows.

  16. 04/01/2020 5G: A game changer for plant control and process automation?

    Carl Nash examines the use case for 5G in a SCADA context – looking at how it can pave the way for increased performance and greater functionality in plant automation, with simpler implementation than traditional wireless networks. 

  17. 29/10/2019 Data gathering from disparate PLCs

    Find out how a medical appliance manufacturer cost-effectively solved a data gathering headache in a factory full of multiple branded devices.

  18. 30/10/2018 To cloud or not to cloud?

    Martyn Williams explains how today’s large scale data acquisition requires new methods of storage, and why the security requirements of cloud-based systems are so complex.

  19. 21/02/2017 SCADA and the cloud: a perfect partnership?

    Suzanne Gill reports on the changing role of SCADA systems as we enter the era of smart manufacturing and IIoT.

  20. 10/01/2017 Making alarming improvements

    Find out how Interconnector UK solved a two-way remote alarm management challenge on a bi-directional gas pipeline.