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Kenexis provides Consulting Engineering Services for safety for critical process in oil & gas, and chemical industries. Our efforts assist organizations make their operations safe, secure, and reliable. Our engineering services focus on three main areas, Safety Instrumented System (SIS), Fire and Gas Detector Mapping, and Industrial Control System Cybersecurity.

Our consulting engineering services are defined by ISA84/ IEC61511 and include expert PHA facilitators to develop your Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP) to determine process scenarios that may require additional protection, SIL selection using Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) to establish requirements for each SIF for every process scenario of concern identified in the HAZOP.  We also develop complete Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS) for the configuration of SIS, test planning, and continuing performance assessments and auditing including reevaluation of the SRS after change.

Our Fire and Gas Mapping (FGS) utilizes performance-based design concepts defined in ISA84 TR84.00.07.  We provide both geographical coverage and scenario-based coverage against your performance targets.

Our Industrial Control System Cybersecurity services are based on ISA / IEC-62443 or your local standards. Services include design and migration planning, vulnerability assessments, and policy development.

Kenexis engineering software is designed by process safety engineers and built internally to improve engineering whether you are calculating λ or IPF SIL level, performing fault-tree analysis, or trying to meet the performance target with your gas detector array.

While our services and software are designed to assist our clients with compliance and to benchmark their performance against industry best practices, Kenexis also follows strict quality control standards as an ISO 9001 Certified organization.


Midstream Cybersecurity Risks

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Midstream Cybersecurity Risks What happens if a hacker takes control remotely of a pump station and spoofs the pressure indicator, so the logic controller can’t shut-down the booster pump, and then closes a discharge valve [...]

Top 10 SIEM Solution Providers

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

We are please to announce that Kenexis was chosen by Enterprise Security as one of the top 10 SIEM solution providers recently. This was based on our work over the last few years implementing SIEM [...]

Consequence and Cybersecurity

June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Industrial Control Systems or Operational Technology cybersecurity risk calculations are typically based on  threat, vulnerability, and consequence in an equation similar to the one below: risk = threat x vulnerability x consequence If we assign [...]

Setting up Security PHA Review (SPR) in Open PHA

April 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Setting up Security PHA Review (SPR) in Open PHA

Kenexis Open PHA integrated software for performing process hazards analysis (PHA) such as HAZOP and LOPA includes features that allow a Security PHA Review (SPR) to be performed.  Open PHA utilizes an open and standardized [...]

Kenexis Receives Accreditation for ISO 9001

April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Kenexis Receives Accreditation for ISO 9001

Kenexis Receives Accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 Kenexis received accreditation for demonstrating their ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications. "Kenexis has demonstrated its commitment to world class quality by implementing and becoming [...]

Reducing Attack Surfaces

April 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Reducing Attack Surfaces

Reducing the Attack Surface with Group Policy You should be constantly working to reduce your attack surface using reasonable low cost methods and your existing equipment. Reducing your attack surface, often referred to as hardening, [...]