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on 'Safety Instrumented Systems'

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  • Ten steps to secure control systems

    This "special to the web" article summarizes the 10 most important design and process principles that, while not guaranteed to secure a system, ensure your control systems are as secure as practical.

    05/12/2005
  • The cyber security assessment methodology

    Check out the methodology behind cyber security in this "special to the web" article by Jay Abshier, and assess your network’s intrusion protection/detection plan.

    05/12/2005
  • Predictive maintenance to the rescue!

    As the maintenance crisis continues to brew, process control vendors are stepping on the marketing toes of the traditional maintenance suppliers, whereas they should be stepping up to save the day.

    05/10/2005
  • How to succeed at alarm management

    Find out how you can improve the effectiveness of your distributed control alarm systems by better managing the techniques, tools, standards, and procedures you use in your process plant.

    D. Shook PhD, PE,
    04/13/2005
  • How to perform alarm rationalization

    If you don’t deal with your computer-based control alarms in a disciplined manner, uncontrolled alarm growth can result, which can lead to out-of-control alarm systems. Find out what the top 10 reasons are to rationalizing your alarm management system.

    04/13/2005
  • How to rescue your plant from alarm overload

    Everyone who has a distributed control system has encountered alarm management issues. The reason is simple: A DCS makes over-alarming all too easy. Find out ways you can rescue your plant by taking responsibility and ownership of your alarm management system.

    04/13/2005
  • What's in your server?

    Security threats to control system networks are a fact of life. Senior Technical Editor Rich Merritt shares tips and techniques he culled from end users and vendors on how you can keep the Barbarians at bay.

    02/26/2005
  • Confronting digital espionage

    Where does defending against digital espionage fall on your priority list? See what cybercrime experts recommend as the best steps you can take to secure your company's manufacturing processes.

    02/09/2005
  • Industrial strength security

    How secure are the industrial information systems that control the valves and sensors responsible for the safe operation of your plant? Find out why securing them should be on the top of your 2005 to-do list.

    12/22/2004
  • A network security forecast for 2005

    The security marketplace will see big, new product trends hit their stride in 2005. Learn how you can secure your network from malicious intent.

    12/22/2004
  • Industrial UPS on a DIN-rail

    CONTROL Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert previews two DIN-rail mount industrial UPSs for 24-VDC applications and explains how, until now, UPSs have not exactly been control panel friendly.

    12/14/2004
  • Bhopal +20, a hard lesson we&rsquo;re still learning

    Managing Editor Steve Kuehn points to lessons learned and not learned during the 20 years since the worst industrial accident in human history in his new Actionable Items column for CONTROL magazine.

    12/14/2004
  • Are you up to snuff with S84 and OSHA?

    Check your safety systems liability at the door. Choosing to ignore S84 standards could put your company on a collision course with OSHA and consequently open you up to criminal liability.

    12/06/2004
  • New funding for automation security research

    The Department of Homeland Security believes that improving the security of distributed control and SCADA systems is an important part of securing our country's critical infrastructure.

    12/06/2004
  • Industrial network security

    This "special to the web" book, available from ISA.org, provides an introduction to the field of industrial network security and a tutorial on the basics of IT cybersecurity, physical security and personnel security.

    11/22/2004
  • RFID: Coming to a plant near you

    Is RFID in your process automation future? If you handle multiple-ingredient batches, adhere to record keeping practices, and need a better handle on quality control, then it's not just for Wal-Mart anymore!

    Wayne Labs
    10/25/2004
  • Technically speaking: Will standards mesh?

    Reliability, scalability and mobility are the trump cards of wireless mesh networks and should result in triumph over other wireless topologies, according to Senior Technical Editor Dan Hebert, PE.

    10/24/2004
  • Process control security

    System vulnerabilities are causing many to rethink their approach to protecting process control systems. With the pressure on to develop a workable set of security requirements, NIST is there.

    Dan Hebert, PE, Senior Technical Editor
    10/24/2004
  • On the cutting edge

    The wheels of commerce demand that you adapt to new technologies in order to do things better. Here are eight tech trends that are changing the face of process control automation and instrumentation today.

    Dan Hebert, Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
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