Nuclear Power: Ensuring Secure System Integration

Monday, October 10, 2011 @ 08:10 PM gHale

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In light of the disaster in Fukushima following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit in Dai-ichi, nuclear power plants are undergoing even greater scrutiny today than ever before. What does that mean? More rules, regulations, laws and compliance issues.

Ensuring a secure system today remains a vital ingredient in the recipe of a productive and profitable enterprise. Whether it is understanding and acting upon all compliance issues or making sure all systems are working in top condition, it all adds up to knowing those on the plant floor will be able to retain, collaborate and ensure timely and accurate decision making that will help boost productivity while keeping the plant running safely, securely and profitably.

Yes, nuclear systems are very targeted and specific, but all industries can learn from the very calculated and intense approach operators need to take to keeping their systems productive, safe and secure.

The issue in quite a few cases is companies just don’t know how to get their arms around a cyber security program or are thrown off by the enormity of what a true plan entails. To get start off on the right foot, just take a look at the following video.

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