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Bill Lydon

ISA Fully Engaged in Cybersecurity

Presidential Executive Order on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity draws comprehensive response from ISA and AF U.S. Presidential Executive Order 13636, announced in President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address and signed on 12 February, is intended to confront the growing threats and risks of destructive and potentially deadly cyber attacks on the nation’s critical infrastructure. […]

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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity Bill Stalled in Senate

Today, the Washington Post reported a defeat on the Cybersecurity Bill.  ISA and the Automation Federation have been working to advance the support of the Cybersecurity Bill for some time.  But for now it is dead in the water, and the Senate is headed for a one month recess. The article noted: A bill establishing […]

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Jonathan Pollet

Are you ready for Stuxnet 2.0? More at ISA’s Safety & Security Symposium

Are you up to speed on all the latest security and safety best practices with it comes to process control automation?  ISA’s Safety and Security Symposium is coming up very soon – April 25-27th, 2012 at the Crown Plaza in Anaheim.  The symposium provides you with unbiased knowledge to assist you in your career and […]

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Security standards committee completes ballot

The ISA99 committee recently completed a ballot on the standard, ISA-62443.03.03 (99.03.03), Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems: System Security Requirements and Security Assurance Levels. Closing on October 27, 2011, the ballot passed with 18 approval votes and five disapproval votes. Reflecting the widespread interest in the draft, more than 500 comments were received […]

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ISA99 issues security draft for committee ballot

ISA99, Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems, has issued a draft standard for committee ballot. ISA-62443.03.03 (99.03.03): Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems: System Security Requirements and Security Assurance Levels, prescribes the system security requirements related to seven foundational requirements defined in ISA-99.01.01-2007 and assigns system security assurance levels to the system under […]

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Control Network Security Connectivity Simplified

The susceptibility of control systems to security issues continues to confront organizations. While it may be rare to penetrate a control system directly from the Internet, corporate connections, remote support links, USB keys, and laptops create pathways for the typical worm or advanced hacker. Once inside, attacking an industrial control system is not difficult—in some […]

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