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Thanks to TRITON, the Oil and Gas industry became ground zero for the convergence of SIS process safety and ICS cybersecurity. Read on to learn why a unified approach to monitoring control system and process safety assets is now mission critical, and what steps you can take to strengthen security. The post Oil & Gas…
Safety in process plants extends to mitigating the effect of any plant failure. Considerable efforts are made to protect people, the environment and plant assets from damage caused by the plant. Safety is a balance between the residual risk of damage and the effort being taken to reduce such risk. In this article, Dr. Alexander…
The rogue code can disable safety systems designed to prevent catastrophic industrial accidents. It was discovered in the Middle East, but the hackers behind it are now targeting companies in North America and other parts of the world, too.
The world of functional safety can be a confusing place for an end-user. Industry standards are continually changing, and they are not always clear or consistent. There are hundreds of vendors and consultants that may or may not be able to offer good products and advice.
Meanwhile, governments and the public grow increasingly intolerant of incidents and near misses. Traditional approaches to process safety are changing and becoming more sophisticated.
More than ever, it is critical for instrumentation and control systems engineers to have a firm understanding of the theory and practical aspects of process safety and safety instrumented systems.
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