Cybersecurity

With cybersecurity threats continuing to evolve in complexity and sophistication, it is important to address this growing threat. Protecting the technology that helps run facilities and the valuable information regarding chemical formulas and customer databases from a potential cyber attack are a primary focus. Under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), chemical facilities must meet comprehensive cybersecurity requirements that address the protection of business networks and process control systems.

Articles

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Tipisodes: 7 Steps To Better Cybersecurity

Podcast: 7 Steps To Better Cybersecurity

This short list will help your organization get moving on more robust cybersecurity practices.
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The Cyber Mistakes Chemical Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Make

Three key cybersecurity pitfalls and ways chemical processing companies can avoid them.
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Cybersecurity: Beware of Bank Robbers and Saboteurs

It behooves your facility to check all the doors before the vandals, burglars/bank robbers, hoodlums, spies and saboteurs start rattling the knobs.
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Cybersecurity in the Chemical Industry: From Operations to IT, Collaboration is Key

An effective cybersecurity strategy requires teamwork, sound policies and common sense

News

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IChemE Expands Member Access To New Technical Textbooks

July 30, 2021
New digitalization, major hazards and clean energy books are available on Knovel.
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Yokogawa’s ProSafe SIS Achieves ISASecure Certification

June 11, 2021
Yokogawa will leverage this certification to accelerate its efforts to enhance the cybersecurity of its customers’ plant operations.
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Honeywell And KIPIC Extend Contract To Safeguard Cybersecurity In Kuwait

Aug. 17, 2020
Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company chooses Honeywell Forge cybersecurity software for Al Zour Complex.
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New Software Platform Scales Cybersecurity For OT, IIoT

Sept. 27, 2019
Honeywell unveils Forge Cybersecurity Platform.

White Papers: In Depth Research

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Special Report: Protect Process Control Systems

Oct. 29, 2014
In the decade before Stuxnet attacked process control systems in Iran, there were just five known supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) vulnerabilities for all control...
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Cyber Security: A Perfect Storm

Sept. 21, 2012
As companies and industries increasingly rely on technology, security risks become greater. With growing numbers of Windows machines and increased scarcity of skilled technical...
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The 7 Steps to ICS and SCADA Security

This 7-step process will help you implement a robust cybersecurity protocol.
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Chemical Processing Special Report: Cyber Security

The technology advances in control systems and open systems have afforded us improved efficiency, productivity and the ability to advance our operations. However, these improved...

aDolus Wins Supply Chain Security Award

June 8, 2022
aDolus wins award from Cyber Defense Magazine.

Cyber-Espionage Campaign Targets Chemical Sector With “Dream Job" Offers

April 22, 2022
North Korean-linked Lazarus targets chemical and information technology sectors with malicious Web files disguised as job offers.

Justice Department Scraps China Initiative

March 4, 2022
The new head of the National Security Division, Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen decides to end the program after a months-long review.

Cybersecurity Event Focuses On Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Jan. 21, 2022
SC Media hosts “Preventing Ransomware and Data Exfiltration” virtual event on February 22-23, 2022.