Physical Security

As a consequence of heightened awareness and concern over possible terrorist threats to chemical plants, security has become an increasingly critical aspect of site operations. Protecting equipment and information raises issues of physical and network access and how to properly validate a person’s identity. This topic is too important to risk the wrong decisions.


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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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This page is designed to highlight activities underway by the chemical industry and to help provide resources to address and fight the impacts of COVID-19.

Get Physical Security Strategies In Shape

Because external attacks are inevitable and the consequences can be devastating, today’s ever-evolving threat environment demands dynamic, proactive resilience strategies that...

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White Papers: In Depth Research


Surviving the CFATS Site Security Plan – Tips for Inspection and Resubmission

As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) moves forward with the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), the program continues to evolve. This white paper describes...

The 7 Steps to ICS and SCADA Security

The past two years have been a real wakeup call for the industrial automation industry. For the first time ever it has been the target of sophisticated cyber attacks like Stuxnet...

White Paper: Ten Tips for Completing a Site Security Plan

Working on your Site Security Plan (SSP)? The next stage in the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) compliance process requires covered facilities to submit a SSP...

Personal Safety: Consider Thermal Insulative Coatings

Feb. 8, 2017
This alternative to insulation and cladding can offer significant advantages

Process Safety Resources: Here’s a Safe Bet

Jan. 20, 2017
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2017 Supplier Source Guide Directory

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