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How to acquire SIS expertise

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One of the key indicators of competency besides experience is training. This article discusses some of the training options available to develop skills in SIS engineering, and to help engineers become competent in this area to meet the requirements of IEC 61511.

OPAF to assess with ISASecure

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ISA and the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) reported June 27 that the Open Group's Open Process Automation Forum will use ISASecure cybersecurity certification specifications to test OPAF's prototype O-PAS-compliant components. Their agreement licenses ISASecure for use by OPAF as the ...

Diagnostics effects on SILs and spurious trips

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How reliability data validation (RDV) should be applied to properly determine if safety system devices are individually capable of satisfying the target safety integrity level (SIL) rating, and verify if the whole safety system implementation performs according to design.

Resource guide: Gas detection

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Control's monthly guide brings you invaluable industry information to stay up to date on the latest trends and developments. This month highlights gas detection.

Do diagnostics aid validation?

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Instruments are being revealed to be the crux of an increasing number of “protection layers." Even if it’s “just an alarm,” it’s no longer acceptable to run to failure. Facing an ever-increasing number of instruments that warrant some measure of routine testing, we’re straining to come up with ...

You Look Like You Could Use a Little Stress

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“We have one tank of emotional energy. When you are tired, it’s a lot harder to think about difficult problems and control your emotions.” Exida’s Todd Stauffer explained how to turn stress and rest into mental growth.

Repsol upgrades SIS, gains reliability and productivity

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Operations at Repsol's two exploration and production (E&P) plants in eastern Ecuador began in 1994 and 1997, respectively. However, after running productively for almost 20 years, the company needed to update their safety instrumented systems (SIS) to bring them into compliance with its new ...

Live from Emerson Global Users Exchange 2018

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Resource guide: Process safety sources

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Control's monthly guide brings you invaluable industry information to stay up to date on the latest trends and developments. The September 2018 Resource Guide highlights process safety sources.

How to implement and achieve ROI from process safety - Part 2

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Here's how engineers and operators are using standards and software to achieve process safety for themselves—with a boost from insurers. Digitalization and other tech innovations race ahead with useful solutions for avoiding accidents and injuries

Resource guide: Alarms

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Control's monthly guide brings you invaluable industry information to stay up to date on the latest trends and developments. August 2018's monthly resource guide highlights alarms.

Cybersecurity is more than just a word; it’s a measurement

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Why cybersecurity is a measurement

SIS: How testing impacts reliability

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Proof test coverage (PTC) of safety instrumented systems (SIS), also known as CPT, has recently become an important topic of discussion. In the past, it was commonly assumed in calculation and in practice that PTC was 100%. However, not all proof tests are comprehensive, and the approval agencies...

New ISA99 standard integrates security-by-design

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ISA/IEC 62443-4-1-2018, "Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems Part 4-1: Product Security Development Life-Cycle Requirements," specifies process requirements for the secure development of products used in an IACS. It defines a secure development lifecycle for developing and ...

Signals and indicators - December 2017

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ABB, Hewlett Packard Enterprise ink global partnership; Auburn Systems and FilterSense merge.

Resource guide: Deep thoughts on cybersecurity

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This month's slate of white papers, videos, tutorials and other resources come from ICEweb, exida, ISA, Frost & Sullivan, and others.

Industry signals and indicators - November 2017

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Opto 22 unveils new version of its groov edge appliance; Advantech, partner companies establish Edgecross Consortium; Endress+Hauser acquires Blue Ocean Nova AG, among others.

Secure the SIS

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Understand the strength of your last line of cyber defense

NovaTech details digital, DCS future

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Several dozen users, engineers, managers and IT professionals exchanged experiences and best practices on process and plant performance, quality, safety, loop tuning and cybersecurity

Live from 2017 NovaTech Automation Summit

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The editors of Control were on site at the 2017 NovaTech Automation Summit in Baltimore. Here, we offer coverage of some of the presentations addressing process control's most interesting challenges and pressing problems.

Use safety as guide for cybersecurity

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Steve Gandy, global business VP at exida, reports that cybersecurity can be approached in much the same way risk assessments are done for process safety and alarm rationalization projects.

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