Each year the damage to critical infrastructure from network incidentsand cyber attacks is measured in the billions of dollars.
Process plant safety used to be relatively simple. A regulatory control system was in charge of the process. A completely separate safety system controlled all safety-related process areas, and a security system controlled plant access.
“My co-presenter, William (Butch) Taggart from Murphy Oil could not be here, because he’s cleaning up the damage Murphy Oil suffered from Hurricane Ike, and his own house,” said Emerson’s Sean McCormack, of the Emerson Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry Centre, in Calgary, Alberta, “so I’m going to do the...