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Cyber-security in the emerging digital world

It seems a long time ago now since various malware attacks on the operational layer changed the security landscape and highlighted vulnerabilities in the de-facto automation architecture. However, as we move along the road towards Smart ...

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A fading dream

The news that Bloodhound Programme Ltd has entered administration will have saddened – but perhaps not surprised – many of us who have followed the project over the years.


Cutting complexity at the edge

The edge is top-of-mind for many IT and OT professionals across a wide range of industries and sectors. This interest is driven by the need to use data more effectively to maintain operations, ...


Winning spirit

On October 4, the annual British Engineering Excellence Awards luncheon took place in London. As ever, it provided a heartening insight into the world class innovation and invention that exists in ...



Industrial robots access AI via the cloud

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a cloud-based solution for pro-active maintenance based on the AI platform within IBM Watson, which enables the smart analysis of operational data to predict and ...


The decommissioning dividend

The cover story of Eureka’s September issue looks at the programme to decommission the UK’s legacy nuclear power plant, with particular emphasis on the opportunities this creates for engineering ...


3D printing materials: Sustainable or not?

Among the various innovations that the profession of design engineering has experienced in recent times, the marvel of Additive Manufacturing (AM) is perhaps the one with the most influential nature. ...


Facing up to cyber threats

The advent of Industry 4.0 has meant that connectivity is increasingly a given in new component design. The ability to relay and feed back information about its performance and conditions now has to ...


Design matters…

It would be nice to think that the value of design to the UK’s economy would not need highlighting. However, the reality is that it is often a misunderstood concept and consequently underappreciated.