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We provide news and content to improve the knowledge, awareness, and safety of process facilities. Our focus is from hazard analysis to safety instrumented systems, and industrial control system networks including security, performance, and reliability. We hope you find the content beneficial.

January 2019

Security PHA Review Example – Video from Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity 2018

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Edward M. Marszal, ICS Cybersecurity, OpenPHA|Tags: , , , , , |

Kaspersky has just published the videos from the Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity 2018 conference.  This video shows Kenexis CEO Ed Marszal presenting the Security PHA Review concept using a pump station as an example. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnfBRlgBaHg&t=239s  

December 2018

Using Vertigo Training – Additional Materials

By |December 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

This post contains additional information related to the Kenexis Using Vertigo training course.  In this post the reader will find links to the workbook and study guide. Using Vertigo - Workbook and Study Guide v1Download

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SIS Overview and Awareness Training – Additional Materials

By |December 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

This post contains additional information related to the Kenexis Safety Instrumented Systems Overview and Awareness training course.  In this post the reader will find links to the workbook and study guide and the Kenexis SIS [...]

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ISA Releases the New 2018 Version of ISA TR 84.00.07

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

Originally issued in 2010, ISA has now published the 2nd Edition of TR 84.00.07-2018, Guidelines for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Fire, Combustible Gas, and Toxic Gas Systems. This is a basic summary of these industry [...]

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November 2018

Comparison of Voting Arrangements in SIS

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Edward M. Marszal, Safety Instrumented System|Tags: , , , , |

While I'm certain that all of you have all of the strengths and limitations of the different voting arrangements tatooed in your memory, I know that you also have to explain these strengths and limitations [...]

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October 2018

Security PHA Review Video – Kaspersky ICS Conference

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: Edward M. Marszal, ICS Cybersecurity, Process Hazards Analysis|Tags: , , , , |

On 20 Sep 2018, Kenexis CEO Ed Marszal presented at the 2018 Kaspersky Industrial Cyber-Security conference in Sochi, Russia. The topic of the presentation was Security PHA Review (SPR).  The presentation provides a brief overview [...]

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Kenexis Integrated Safety Suite – Users Group Meeting

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: News|

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN for Kenexis Integrated Software Suite - Users Group Meeting Kenexis Houston will be hosting the annual Kenexis Integrated Software Suite - Users Group Meeting 05NOV2018 from 5-8pm. The event will [...]

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August 2018

What’s Your Backup and Recovery Strategy?

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: ICS Cybersecurity, ICS Design and Implementation, Jim Gilsinn|

While reading the Wired article, titled The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History, I thought a lot about backups. Backing up your data and systems in order to maintain critical services [...]

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