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AFPM Summit Cybersecurity and IIoT

Posted in Cyber-Security, Refining on Monday, October 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, Emerson’s Eric Braun and Marcio Donnangelo presented on cybersecurity considerations in implementing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-based architectures. Marcio opened noting that the opportunity to improve operational performance globally for manufacturers and producers is valued at $1 Trillion USD per year. Easy to install and use Industrial […]

IIoT Cybersecurity Considerations at AFPM Operations and Process Technology Summit

Posted in Cyber-Security, Refining on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. No comments yet
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At the upcoming October 14-16, 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, Emerson’s Eric Braun and Marcio Donnangelo will present on the subject of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) cybersecurity considerations. I’ll preview a few things from their presentation and invite you to join their session on Monday, October 14, at 11am if you plan […]

Patch Management as a Cybersecurity Layer of Defense

Posted in Cyber-Security on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. No comments yet
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Another part of cybersecurity is keeping systems and software patched and up to date. Emerson’s Ken Semph, a cybersecurity program manager presented on this topic at the 2019 Emerson Exchange conference. Patch management is but one element in a defense in depth cybersecurity strategy. A patch is a piece of code to fix or address […]

Safety Instrumented System Cybersecurity Best Practices

Posted in Cyber-Security, Safety on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sergio Diaz and Alexandre Peixoto presented Best Practices for a Cybersecure SIS at the 2019 Emerson Exchange conference. Sergio opened that the goal of this presentation is to provide practical information to maintain a more defendable security posture for safety instrumented systems (SISs). Like control systems, defense in depth is an important concept for […]

Security for Safety System Logic Solvers-Physical Key Switches and Software Locks

Posted in Safety on Friday, August 30th, 2019. No comments yet
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Author: Sergio Diaz As a product marketing manager for DeltaV safety instrumented systems (SIS), I have been asked a few times why the key switch on the CHARMs Smart Logic Solver (CSLS) does not control the lock state as is common with many safety controllers. The next question is, “Why does the user still need […]