Safety and Security

Cybersecurity – Preventive Maintenance is Essential

If you are reading this on your office computer, your company’s IT system is probably running well. If your refinery has no trouble meeting its daily output, the industrial control system is working well. However, glitches in computer systems can...

/ July 9, 2015

SCADA Systems on the Internet – Risking Security for Convenience

I recently attended the spring conference of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group, which had many presentations on the security of SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems.

/ June 29, 2015

Cybersecurity – The Popular Kid in Washington

You remember them from school – the popular kids. Everyone wanted to be in their circle. Everyone wanted to be associated with them. If you were with the popular kids, you were cool.

/ June 15, 2015

CFATS Implementation With DHS’s David Wulf: Part 2

AFPM’s Security Conference is going to have an exciting agenda this year. From April 13 – 15, AFPM members will have the opportunity to gain vital information on a myriad of security issues, policies and future regulations. This year, conference attendees...

/ March 31, 2015