Tag Archives: NAT

Questions You Must Ask Before Investing in Factory Connectivity (Part 2 of 2)

I had a pretty wild night during my first semester of college. It was homecoming [...]

Network Address Translation: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!

There is little in automation that is used more often and is less difficult to [...]

The Things IT Would Never Do

In many of these articles, I’ve discussed the differences between IT and OT. They both [...]

Types of Network Address Translation (NAT) for Control Systems (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series discussed 1:1 NAT and Port Forwarding NAT. This article continues [...]

Types of Network Address Translation (NAT) for Control Systems (Part 1)

In an earlier article, I discussed the concept of Network Address Translation. That article described [...]

What is Network Address Translation?

A common concern for control engineers building OEM machine systems is to build the control [...]

The Wrong Way To Do Manufacturing Security

Lockdown of a different stripe – locking down a validated production system with perimeter security [...]

Understanding Network Address Translation (NAT)

At one point in my life, I hated databases. I don’t know why but databases [...]


Recently, just out of curiosity, I’ve asked a number of controls people about VLANs. The [...]