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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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
“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.
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 ...
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.
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
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.
Why cybersecurity is a measurement
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...
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 ...
ABB, Hewlett Packard Enterprise ink global partnership; Auburn Systems and FilterSense merge.
This month's slate of white papers, videos, tutorials and other resources come from ICEweb, exida, ISA, Frost & Sullivan, and others.
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.
Understand the strength of your last line of cyber defense
Several dozen users, engineers, managers and IT professionals exchanged experiences and best practices on process and plant performance, quality, safety, loop tuning and cybersecurity
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.
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.
Presentations will be made at the 55th Annual ISA Honors and Awards Gala on Oct. 29 in Tampa Bay, Florida