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CI – what is it actually? (Part 2)

Critical infrastructures (CI) are organizations or institutions that are important to the state community and whose failure or disruption would result in supply bottlenecks with a lasting effect, major disruptions to public safety or other dramatic consequences: After all, we are all, without exception, dependent on electricity coming out of the socket, our drinking water flowing out of the tap, IT and the transport network functioning – keywords: lifelines of our society.

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CI – what is it actually? (Part 1)

Critical infrastructures (CI) are organizations or institutions that are important to the state community and whose failure or disruption would result in supply bottlenecks with a lasting effect, major disruptions to public safety or other dramatic consequences: After all, we are all, without exception, dependent on electricity coming out of the socket, our drinking water flowing out of the tap, IT and the transport network functioning – keywords: lifelines of our society.

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“Meltdown” and “Spectre” – Vulnerabilities in processors!

Security vulnerabilities in processors or Central Processing Units (CPUs) called Meltdown and Spectre are considered serious by security experts. Read here what you need to know about the incidents and what Yokogawa is doing!

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The Fascination of Sumo

Sumo wrestlers are not only very popular as Yokogawas giveaways in smaller versions. Even greater are the fascination and tradition around the big, lively role models of the small sumo dolls, which often enjoy star status especially in Yokogawa’s home country Japan. But where does the martial art with its big and heavy protagonists actually come from? And how did the innumerable ceremonies and traditions that go along with it come about?

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Full steam ahead into digitalisation

Full steam ahead into digitalisation: Just as older analogue model steam locomotives – i.e. brownfield models – can be operated digitally with appropriate retrofitting, proven analogue sensors and analysers can also be combined into one system with a data management system, which is used as a gateway, the worlds of analogue and digital systems.

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Design thinking – tackling digitalisation with help from your users

As we all know, transformation processes will be necessary to keep up with digitalisation. They will affect our workplaces as well as our ways of working. IIoT and Industry 4.0 offer a great deal of creative scope, and we are far from grasping all the opportunities and possibilities inherent to them. Many fairly unclear aspects interact with each other in this field. Why not use the potentials of design thinking?

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