Posts Tagged ‘CIP’

Securing Ovation Systems per NERC CIP Standards

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity, Power Generation on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012. 3 comments so far
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In the Emerson Exchange 365 community, I saw a post announcing a February 16-17, 2012 Regional Technical Forum for Ovation system users. I got my hands on a few of the presentations, which I hope to share with you over the next few weeks. Emerson’s Mike DeKlavon, a member of the Power & Water Solutions […]

Cyber Security Critical Infrastructure Protection Compliance

Posted in Cybersecurity, Power Generation on Monday, June 13th, 2011. 2 comments so far
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Cyber security remains in the forefront of worries for most process manufacturers and electrical power producers. When I saw this news, NitroSecurity and Emerson Deliver Advanced Control System Security and Compliance Automation in my Twitter stream, I checked in with our Power & Water Solutions team to get some more background on what this means. […]

Electrical Power Plants and Cyber Security

Posted in Cybersecurity, Power Generation on Friday, August 7th, 2009. No comments yet
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A recent Automation World article, Cyber Security–A Must For the Grid, describes how cyber security has become a big issue for electric plants. This is because of the requirements to be in: …compliance with standards developed by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC), of Princeton, N.J. The NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards will […]

Applying the ISA88 Model to Clean In Place Operations

Posted in Food & Beverage, Life Sciences & Medical on Friday, January 9th, 2009. No comments yet
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Every industry has its special jargon that is like a secret handshake. If you’re an insider, you can quickly spot the outsiders based upon their understanding of your industry’s jargon and acronyms. For instance, my background was in the offshore oil and gas business back in the mid ’80s. We had jargon like pigging (to […]