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Intrinsic Safety Resource Center


White Papers: In Depth Research

  • Logic Solver for Tank Overfill Protection

    Author: Moore Industries

    When a storage facility's tank level rises above safe limits, a logic solver that is part of a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) initiates final elements to restore the process to a safe state. This can include shutting off input feeds to the tank by isolat

  • Bound to Fail: Why Cybersecurity Risk Cannot Simply Be Managed Away

    Author: Ralph Langner, Perry Pederson, Brookings Instution

    The approach that both government and business has taken to ICS cybersecurity of critical infrastructure assets over the last 10 years is systemically flawed and doomed to failure

  • Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems

    Author: Control Global

    This Control Essentials Guide is the first in a continuing series of interactive PDFs by the editors of Control. Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems is designed to provide process industry professionals with an up-to-date, top-level understanding of

  • Post-Stuxnet Industrial Security: How to Detect Industrial Malware on Day Zero

    Author: Phoenix Contact

    Preventing the next Stuxnet-like attack on the control world might be impossible, but operators can mitigate the effects and contain worms and viruses through early detection.