New Wave Gas Detection

Traditional Gas-Detection Design Codes Can’t Cover Fire, Flammable Gas, and Toxic Gas Behavior on Tank Farms and Sprawling Petrochemical Facilities.
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Stopping Stuxnet Attacks

Throughout the Industry Today, One of the Strongest Safeguards for Manufacturers Against Stuxnet-like Worms Points Toward Host-Intrusion Prevention Systems or
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Knowledge Remains King

State of the Art IEC 61511 Gives Manufacturers the Ability to Identify Process Hazards and then Create Safeguards to Protect
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HAZCOM: It’s the Law

Standard brought protective measures against hazards since 1983, but to this day it remains one of the most frequently violated
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Getting to Core of Safer Plants

It is Inherently Safer to Develop Processes with Wide Operating Limits that are Less Sensitive to Burps and Upsets that
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By Heather MacKenzie
The malware campaign known as Dragonfly surprised those of us concerned with industrial cyber security on several fronts. Initially, it was notable as the first malware since Stuxnet in 2010 to specifically target Industrial Control Systems (ICS) components. Then, research conducted by Joel Langill of RedHat Cyber, showed its target was most likely the pharmaceutical industry, rather than the energy industry as initially reported. This represented
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Boomers Departing: A Matter of Integration

By Gregory Hale
When Bruce Gibbens walks through one of his client’s tomato processing plants, he knows things are
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Securing Real-Time Drilling Data

By Gregory Hale
There is no better term around today that sums up the requirements for oil and gas
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Oil & Gas Security: From Field to Boardroom

By Gregory Hale
You never know who is watching. Just ask the oil and gas company executives hit by
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A Secure Information Gateway

By Gregory Hale
It is very easy to get lost in the everyday bits and bytes of the automation
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