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Meet Cougar Cat: Alan Ballard

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A Project Engineer at our Waterlooville office. Never tell Alan Ballard something won’t fly. As a motivated and enthusiastic Project Engineer working on our airport-related projects and an avid racer of pigeons, he quite literally has proof to the contrary.

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Taking the fall for a good cause

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In early June, our own Glynn Gration did something rather extraordinary. To help out a local mother of two who needed some funding support for life-extending cancer treatment, he went skydiving for the first time. The tandem jump occurred 10,000 feet

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Meet Cougar Cat: Adam Hammond

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A Project Engineer at our Waterlooville office. Great guitar players possess a few common qualities: they have a sense of creativity, are highly motivated to improve and learn new things, and they get along well with those around them. Interestingly,

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Scooby-Doo and the mystery of Mark Curtlin’s Community Day

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It’s a mystery to us how our team manages to do so much great work both at the office and out in their local communities. That’s why we give everyone here a Community Day off in addition to their regular

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PRESS RELEASE: UK systems remain unnecessarily vulnerable to cyber attack

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Waterlooville, Hampshire, 22 May 2017 — The recent cyber-attack that hit UK hospitals and continued to creep across industries in almost 100 countries, is a reminder to all operating critical systems of the need for robust security strategy. According to

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Meet Cougar Cat: Tristan Perrin

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A project engineer at our Hampshire office. When Tristan Perrin came on board Cougar Automation, we had no idea that one day we might have to ensure we have a few extra spaces in the office’s car park for him.

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How safe is your SCADA from ransomware?

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Following the recent widespread cyber-attack by the WannaCry ransomware, we recommend that all operators of Widows PC based Industrial Control Systems (ICS) urgently review and patch their systems. In the same way that many NHS systems were affected as a

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Ready for the HSE’s cyber security inspection of your plant?

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Cougar Automation’s cyber security team is ready to help you prepare for your site visit by inspectors. If you operate a major hazard workplace (e.g. COMAH site), you must now be able to demonstrate that you are managing cyber security

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Meet Cougar Cat: Glynn Gration

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Introducing the guy next door…literally. Sometimes, timing is everything. Just ask Glynn Gration, a Project Engineer at our Yorkshire office. Glynn joined us in December last year, but we actually offered him a position 10 years ago. “My interests were

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Cougar Automation brings LPWA IoT solutions to UK as Actility’s first Gold Solution Partner

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PRESS RELEASE: Industry 4.0 Summit, Manchester, 4 April 2017: Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), today announces that Cougar Automation, one of the UK’s largest independent control system integrators, has become its first Gold Partner in

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