Safety and Security

Cybersecurity Trends in 2017

Last month I, along with 40,000 other people, attended the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.  Between the sales pitches, the seemingly acres of trade show booths and wall-to-wall people, there were some great speakers talking about what to expect...

/ March 1, 2017

Welcome to “The Summit”

“People do not decide to become extraordinary.  They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” – Sir Edmund Hillary Before the founding of the association now known as AFPM, our industry always pursued improvement in everything we do.  It has been a...

/ February 6, 2017

Refining and Petrochemical Industry Flying High About FAA Reauthorization

By an act of Congress and with the stroke of a pen, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) programs will continue to receive funding for the next 14 months. Importantly, it should be noted that the “FAA Extension, Safety, and Security...

/ July 25, 2016

“You Can’t Go It Alone”  Pt. 1 – ISACs & ISAOs 

In today’s world of cyberattacks against companies, the idea of sharing information between companies on cyber developments and incidents is becoming more critical.  However, there are some barriers in place, both from a legal perspective and from company perspectives, to...

/ July 11, 2016