What is Energy Management and How to Use it?

Energy management can be broadly defined as the use of proactive, organized and systematic energy management in buildings or organizations to meet environmental and economic needs. Companies across the sector are shifting to energy management as a way to reduce their operating costs. Specific requirements and practices vary by sector, but core principles apply to

How Does the Clouds Affect Energy Sector?

Cloud technology has leveraged many sectors in this new era of internet, from marketing to biotechnology and real estate. However, many who are unaware are the level of change that the energy sector has seen in lifting and using clouds. What are the benefits of the cloud for modern times in the energy sector? 1.

The Future Of Big Data In Energy and Utilities

Today’s energy and utility companies face an unfamiliar landscape where they must combine alternative energy, develop comprehensive awareness and strengthen their relationship with customers, while continuing to do what they do-providing reliable, safe and affordable energy to all people. Organizations who want to grow their businesses use analytics to improve agility and responsiveness, reduce operating


Cloud computing is simply the delivery of IT services via the internet. Instead of buying huge IT estates to install multi-million-pound software systems on and store untold petabytes of data, in the cloud model, the data and services are entirely handled by an external provider. For utilities, a typical current scenario is a collage of

What is Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)?

SCADA systems are essential for industrial organizations as they help maintain efficiency, process data for smarter results, and communicate system issues to help reduce time. The SCADA system includes hardware and software components. Hardware collects and consumes data into computers that have SCADA software installed. The computer then processes this data and presents it on

Cloud-based software has been a boon for just about every industry, enabling businesses of all sizes to take advantage of security, speed, and scalability ensured by massive services providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS). It has also helped software companies rapidly deploy, refine, and update their offerings with features and enhancements in ways that were

What is Industrial Control System (ICS)?

The Industrial Control System (ICS) is a general term used to describe hardware and software integrations with network connections to support critical infrastructure. ICS technologies include, but are not limited to, control and data acquisition controls (SCADA) and distributed control systems (DCSs), automated systems and control systems (IACSs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), programmable automation controls

PRTG System Requirements

The Industrial Control System (ICS) is a general term used for any distributed control system (DCS), programmable logic controller (PLC), supervision and data acquisition (SCADA) or automation systems used in industrial environments critical infrastructure. ICS security is designed to protect the system from any interruption whether intentionally or unintentionally, which may lead to undesirable ICS

What is Distributed control system (DCS)?

The distributed control system (DCS) is a specially designed automated control system consisting of geographical control elements distributed in the plant or control area. It differs from a centralized control system where a central controller controls the control function, but in DCS each element or process machine or machine group is controlled by a specific

Industrial Control System (ICS)/SCADA Availability and Security Solution Overview by E-SPIN

Industrial Control System (ICS) / SCADA System is widely adopted in manufacturing, energy and utilities, chemical and petroleum industries for mission critical industrial automation. For quick key term definition. Operational Technology (OT) refers to computing systems that are used to manage industrial operations as opposed to administrative operations. Operational systems include production line management, mining

Rising of Smart City Initiative across countries
For those who are reading and will notice for the rising of countries and nations undertaking “smart city” initiative, one after another. A smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently (in modern term, leverage of Internet of Things – IoT sensors
How to Prevent, Detect and Recover Cryptojacking Cybercrime
This cyber crime will affect and give damages to mobile phone, machine and computer devices. Furthermore, it will give a bad experience to group or company because it will cause loss a lot of money to fix and replace the new machine. This article will help to explain on how to prevent, detect and recover
Accelerate government transformations success rate
Many giant size multi national corporation and public sector government agencies thinking about merging their disparate systems, fuel with the possibility and promise by the digital transformation technology and infrastructure. From as big as national scale project to specific corporation or government agency level, digital transformation is the mega initiative where in the past, big
Accelerate government transformations success rate
The whole world in the process of digital transformation (DT), every company in every size, all is attempt to accelerate their digital transformation before their competitor did. Digital transformation (DT) also be the global trend for government, and government transformations if you read in the global news, it take place every country in the globe.

Technology in Government

Government or public sector had extensive range of technology by generation one a decade, some as old as from IBM dominance main frame technology, to Windows-Intel (WinTel) Windows server and client, to client/server application and web application, and the modern mobile application to perform various federal to state government function. As the one of the
The Advantages and Disadvantages of E-Government
The Advantages of Electronic-Government The ultimate goal of the e-government is to be able to offer an increased portfolio of public services to citizens in an efficient and cost effective manner. It allows for government transparency because it allows the public to be informed about what the government is working on as well as the
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E-government can be good for business

E-government can be good for business

Many developing countries face significant challenges associated with collecting taxes and tendering public contracts. High tax compliance costs due to cumbersome regulations and harassment by tax officials deter investment, encourage tax evasion, and undermine economic growth. The public procurement of goods and services is often rife with collusive practices and corruption, resulting in the misallocation
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E-SPIN VMware Content Collaboration Bundle Product Overview

E-Government Key Security Challenges

In the following, the key security challenges facing operation of cross-border eGovernment systems are described. Network security With eGovernment the need for security in communication networks is increasing and resilience against network attacks (access, modification, denial of service) is of pivotal importance. Threats to network security (cyber terrorism, cyber espionage, Advanced Persistent Threats, blended threats
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Barriers of E-Government Implementation

Barriers of E-Government Implementation

There are several challenges that can delay progress towards realizing the promise of e-government. The variety and complexity of e-government initiatives implies the existence of a wide range of challenges and barriers to its implementation and management. This section, will briefly introduce the most important and common challenges and barriers as follows. ICT Infrastructure The
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Definition and type of E-government

Definition and type of E-government

E-government is also known by different terms such as Electronic Government, Electronic Governance, Digital Government, Online Government, e-Gov etc. In fact, there are many definitions for the term e-Government and differences reflect the priorities in the government strategies. Fang (2002) defined e-government as a way for governments to use the most innovative information and communication
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