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Article highlights best strategies for safeguarding people and property from ever-expanding physical threats.
Consider an Alternative Security Program -- Such an approach may save time and money and provide better protection from all kinds of threats.
With the last of mandated security deadlines now approaching, plants ponder future steps. Read about all of the improvements and procedural changes that have already occurred and find out what might be next for your chemical plant's security plan.
New anti-terrorism standards require the Department of Homeland Security to identify and regulate "high-risk chemical facilities." These facilities will be subject to a security vulnerability assessment. Where does your plant fit in with these new standards?
Take advantage of some pointers from Security Professionals
A visit to Honeywell's Geismar plant reminded Editor in Chief Mark Rosenzweig how to integrate security and control.
We Must Improve Safety and Security -- Better performance demands more than add-on equipment and software.
Plant Security Deserves More Attention -- Government mandates and industry self interest are fostering progress.
With the new high risk chemical facilities federal anti-terrorism regulations, its time for the chemical industry to ratchet up its cyber-security efforts. Theres a surge in interest in cyber-subjects such as security certification, defense-in-depth strategies, risk-based planning and ...
Federal actions undoubtedly will markedly impact the chemical industry. Nevertheless, we dont know at this point whether federal chemical security legislation will happen in 2006.
The emergence of relatively low-cost drones is adding a new dimension to plant security and safeguarding intellectual property and assets.
Many process control engineers and IT technicians are still learning to communicate with each other, but some are sitting down to define roles and divvy up security responsibilities to give their applications and organizations some much-needed peace of mind.
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Avoid the basic errors in cyber security strategies that many chemical companies are making
Legislation that targets chemical plant security has been passed by the House and Senate. Congress has been considering such legislation for five years and has been debating exactly what should be included.
End users should consider forming a cross-functional team to address physical-, cyber- and safety-related risks. At the very minimum you need to make sure that existing discipline-specific teams confer on a regular basis.
Take advantage of some pointers from security professionals
The U.S. Government Accountability Office releases a report that points both to progress and continuing challenges in the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to monitor sites and enforce CFATS standards.
Protecting a plant involves far more than strong cyber security. Proper background checking of people who work on site, i.e., plant staff as well as personnel from contractors, vendors, etc., is receiving increasing attention.
Build Better Cyber Security -- A three-step approach is key to enduring protection.
Industry Gets Cyber-Security Reality Check -- Stuxnet attack points up vulnerabilities of control systems.
Strengthen Your Cyber Security -- Take a number of steps to achieve a comprehensive and robust plan.
Chemical Processing makes it easy to stay up-to-date on changes that impact process safety.
An encounter at a soccer game provided an opportunity for a cyber security expert to share some best practices with a process engineer at a large chemical plant in Texas City. The key message: take a holistic approach.