One of the most important aspects in addressing ICS cyber security is the concept of “systems of systems”. Unlike IT where you can test a box and label the system secure, ICS cyber security requires testing the overall system.
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Often arguments as to whether a linear or equal percentage trim is best are based on the theoretical inherent flow characteristics. Valve rangeability is often stated as simply a deviation of the catalog flow characteristic from the theoretical characteristic.
There have been more than 500 actual control system cyber incidents globally in multiple industries. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has tasked me to select 3 of the more than 30 nuclear-plant cyber incidents and identify what really happened, what controls were violated, and what policies and guidelines would...
Joe Weiss named Smart Grid Pioneer. Smart Grid Today named the 50 Smart Grid Pioneers of 2015, including 11 CEOs or presidents, 15 directors, a former state governor and a White House National Security Council staffer. The award is based solely on merit.
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Most of the control literature focuses on minimizing the integrated absolute error (IAE) for a step disturbance, often in a linear system. In the process industry, there are many other objectives and complications that require special attention.