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Austin Scott founded Synergist SCADA in 2006, a successful company that provides vendor-neutral SCADA architecture and development. Synergist has also developed a suite of engineering tools, including Citect Power Tools and Active Network Security. In July 2013, Synergist was acquired by Cimation as the catalyst for its growing Canadian operations and ongoing product development. With more than a decade of industrial automation and software development experience, Austin has worked on large-scale, high-profile projects across North America and globally, incorporating most major SCADA platforms. Austin's professional focus includes developing and refining custom software solutions to enhance the productivity of SCADA developers, improve integration between SCADA data and corporate applications, and cyber security, especially the detection of unauthorized access to SCADA networks and forensic analysis of SCADA breaches. In 2013, Austin Scott published Instant PLC Programming with RSLogix 5000.