Posts Tagged ‘Critical Infrastructure Protection’

Successfully Addressing NERC CIP Cybersecurity Standards

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity, Power Generation on Friday, October 13th, 2017. No comments yet
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The power industry is perhaps the furthest along in hardening their cybersecurity defenses due to the work of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) on the critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity standards—now at version 6. In a Power magazine article, Tackling NERC CIP and Cybersecurity at America’s Largest Gas-fired Cogeneration Plant, this electrical energy […]

Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Power Generation on Friday, September 19th, 2014. 5 comments so far
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Author: Dennis Tkacs Not a day goes by without mention of a new cybersecurity incident, the hack of a prominent organization’s website, a new security threat, or an attack that compromises consumer financial information. US based retailers Target and Home Depot are recent examples of companies befallen by cyber-attacks. The number of malicious files is […]

Cybersecurity and OPC .NET

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity, Event on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013. One comment so far
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Cybersecurity remains a top concern for process manufacturers around the globe. This is due to the fact that threats are increasing, automation and IT staffs are demanding comprehensive security, regulations and standards are emerging, and proactive measures are being required to meet increasing threats. I mention this for the DeltaV users joining us at the […]

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 for Water and Wastewater Facilities

Posted in Cybersecurity, Water & Wastewater on Thursday, September 29th, 2011. 5 comments so far
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At the Water Environment Federation‘s upcoming Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC 2011), October 15-19 in Los Angeles, Emerson’s Doug Johnson will share his thoughts on water and wastewater infrastructure funding, master automation planning, energy optimization, and cyber security. Doug will present during the 2011 MCAA [Measurement Control and Automation Association] Industry breakfast at WEFTEC on […]