Category: cyber security Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Cyber Infrastructure #cybersecurity #pauto #cybersecurity
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 16:44
exida discovered fraudulent certificates claiming that a product meets the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508. These certificates are FALSE.
Category: Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels Safety Reliability Instruments Symposium Conferences
Submitted by Ian Verhappen on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 18:08
I was fortunate enough to be able to participate and speak at the “68th Annual Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries” January 22-24 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
Category: Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels safety standards Safety System Safety #pauto
Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 07:38
Through our Facebook feed we came across these pics - not released on major American news sites - of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant after the earthquake and tsunami.http://cryptome.org/eyeball/daiichi-npp/daiichi-photos.htm
Category: cybersecurity cyberterrorism cyber security Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels safety standards Safety System Security Safety Cyber Attack Cyber Safety And Security For Computers And Systems Cyber Vulnerability Security Policies Cyber Infrastructure
Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Thu, 02/10/2011 - 09:17
The industry uses the general term "threat information," but during more detailed discussions, it seems that the information companies seek is more like the traditional military concept of "tactical information."
Category: ISA engineering education Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels safety standards Safety System Safety
Submitted by nbartels on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 08:35
Hey, it doesn't get much better than that. ISA sent this reminder to my email box this morning. Check it out. SIS training and free CDs. Sweet.
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Submitted by nbartels on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 13:28
Walt says he's turned over the keys to the blogging machine to me. Silly man. Only one day, and I've already muffed it. Didn't post anything yesterday. That's like Dad leaving you the keys to the car, and you leave it sitting in the garage.
Category: S84 Shell Global Solutions Fieldbus Foundation Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels safety standards FF-SIF IEC 61508 IEC 61511
Submitted by waltboyes on Tue, 05/20/2008 - 20:11
Rich Timoney, president of the Fieldbus Foundation, likened it to the difference between forensics and diagnostic medicine. One figures out what happened after you're dead, the other keeps you alive and healthy. That's the point to the five year effort to develop Safety Instrumented Systems using Foundation Fieldbus.
Category: S84 Honeywell Process Systems Safety Instrumented Systems Safety Integrity Levels safety standards NFPA Factory Mutual
Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 02/28/2008 - 12:44
From the press release: HONEYWELL SAFETY MANAGER ATTAINS CERTIFICATION FROM FACTORY MUTUAL Safety Manager is First Safety System in Process Industries to Receive NFPA 72 Certification from U.S.-Certifying Body PHOENIX, Feb. 28, 2008 – Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced its Safety Manager platform is the process industries’ first safety instrumented system...
Submitted by waltboyes on Mon, 02/25/2008 - 17:10
From the press release: exida Purchases Safety Lifecycle Tools Supplier ‘Asset Integrity Management’ Sellersville, PA - February 25, 2008 - exida.com®, LLC (exida), a privately held leading consulting and certification company to the process safety community, today announced it has completed the purchase of Asset Integrity Management (AIM) of Aberdeen,...
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Submitted by waltboyes on Thu, 02/14/2008 - 13:12
Bob Adamski, Invensys' SIS guru, has been talking about the hacking of process safety systems for several years now. I think he's right, but we appear to be in a minority. Bob gave me his nightmare about how this could be done several years ago, and I've had it for...