Webinar Recording: Drivers for Cloud SCADA Operations

Webinar Recording: Drivers for Cloud SCADA Operations

This ISA co-hosted webinar on cloud SCADA operations was presented by Pete Rullman, SCADA expert at Honeywell Process Solutions.      Alternative solutions around virtualization, cloud and mobility are becoming more stable, reachable and cost-competitive to a larger...
A Single Cyber Defense is the Weakest Form of Cyber Protection

A Single Cyber Defense is the Weakest Form of Cyber Protection

This article was written by Eric J. Byres, a well-known industry expert in the field of industrial cybersecurity and chair of the ISA99 Security Technologies Working Group. The past two years have been a real wake-up call for the industrial automation industry. For...
Remote Access, Any Time, Any Place

Remote Access, Any Time, Any Place

This is an excerpt from the September/October 2012 InTech feature by Fabio Terezinho. For the entire article, please see the link at the bottom of this post. Human Machine Interface (HMI) has evolved significantly from the days in which operations staff had to sit in...

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Using the ANSI/ISA99 to Secure Your Control System

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Questions to keep you sharp. 1. Which is of the following is NOT an element of the ISA99.00.02 – Selected Security Counter Measures group? [ordered_list style=”lower-alpha”] Personnel Security Physical and Environmental Security Encryption...
Uninterruptible Power Supply Technology and Cybersecurity

Uninterruptible Power Supply Technology and Cybersecurity

This post was written by Michael A. Stout, vice president of engineering at Irwindale, Calif.-based Falcon Electric, Inc. The recent number of cyber-attacks and their level of sophistication have demonstrated the inadequate network security measures employed by many...
How Stuxnet Spreads

How Stuxnet Spreads

This article is an excerpt from the white paper, “How Stuxnet Spreads” by Eric Byers, Andrew Gintner and John Langill. For information about the full article, see the link at the bottom of this post.[/dropshadowbox] The Stuxnet worm is a sophisticated...
Modernization of a Municipal Waterworks with SCADA Standardization

Modernization of a Municipal Waterworks with SCADA Standardization

This article was authored by Graham Nasby and Matthew Phillips. The need for standardization led the City of Guelph’s Water Services department in Canada to embark on a multi-year program to modernize and enhance its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)...

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