Posts Tagged ‘security lifecycle’

Security across the Control System Lifecycle

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity, Services, Consulting & Training on Friday, May 13th, 2011. One comment so far
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Over at the Tofino Security blog is a post, PLC Security Risk: Controller Operating Systems. A question was posed to the blog’s author: How could a hacker possibly attack an industrial controller like a PLC or SIS, since there is no operating system in these devices? The post addressed the question with this answer: Every […]

Being Part of the Overall Security Plan

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity on Monday, January 24th, 2011. No comments yet
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Over at the Digital Bond blog, Dale Peterson has a series of posts on cyber security strategies that automation suppliers are taking to work with their respective customers. His first in the series is ICS Vendor Security Strategies – Part I Emerson’s Let Us Do It All. The post analyzes the Power & Water Cybersecurity […]

Is Solving World Hunger Easier than Working with Plant IT Security?

Posted in Control & Safety Systems, Cybersecurity, Event on Monday, October 11th, 2010. No comments yet
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A provocative title to be sure, this was the title of a workshop given at the recent Emerson Exchange by Emerson’s Bob Huba and James Robinson. You may recall Bob from earlier cyber security-related posts. James is a member of the Emerson corporate IT team and is steeped in the knowledge and perspectives of IT […]

Comparing and Contrasting Process Safety and Cyber Security

Posted in Cybersecurity, Safety on Friday, September 11th, 2009. No comments yet
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Automation World has a great article, Security and Safety Follow Parallel Paths, which compares and contrasts process safety and cyber security, from a risk management perspective. In an earlier post, I described the ISA99 Working Group 7 (WG7) efforts to look at the best practices in process safety and see what can be applied to […]