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PAS Adds Cybersecurity Business Unit
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PAS Adds Cybersecurity Business Unit

The company-- rooted in process control system configuration management-- is leveraging its unique ability to identify changes at the engineering core to thwart malicious industrial control system att
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Assessing the Value of Safety
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Assessing the Value of Safety

An integrated approach to risk assessment and safety systems can help prevent costly plant accidents.
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Safety and Security Should Go Hand in Hand

Process safety and cybersecurity can be deeply intertwined, with one type of incident easily affecting the other. But more than that, there is much that security lifecycles can learn from the more longstanding tradition of safety.
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Compact Safety System Fits High-Hazard Process Needs

Schneider Electric’s Tricon CX is a more compact and advanced version of its safety-instrumented systems that meets stricter demands for protection, risk reduction and asset availability.
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Protection layers must be independent, but not uncoordinated.
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Process Automation: Making the Case for Integrated Safety

Though the presumption is that physical separation is needed between control and safety systems to avoid common cause failures, “effective” separation may be enough with proper analysis and the right people.
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The Many Sides of Cybersecurity
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The Many Sides of Cybersecurity

Manufacturers are waking up to the fact that a control system breach is inevitable if the plant network is not protected.
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B&R safety technology awarded UL certification

B&R's extensive portfolio of products featuring integrated safety technology has received yet another key certification.
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Integrated Safety Expands
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Integrated Safety Expands

Bosch Rexroth integrates CIP Safety on Sercos protocol for its SafeLogic controllers.
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For this metal industry plant, the production goal was seven-minute cycles per crane to move metal coils weighing 1 to 20 tons.
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Automating Gantry Crane Operations

Metals manufacturers use laser-guided sensors, PC-based control and a robust object-avoidance system to stack 20-ton metal coils almost entirely with automation.
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