Cybersecurity July 14, 2011

Grid security exercise from NERC

The grid security exercise will test NERC and the electricity industry’s crisis response plans and validate current readiness in response to a cyber incident.

By Gregory Hale, ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 13, 2011

Preparing for all types of attacks

There are intended and unintended hits, or attacks, on control systems and if you believe what one study says, 20% are intentional and 80% unintentional.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 12, 2011

Analyzing Stuxnet with Siemens

Two security experts at the 2011 Siemens Automation Summit talked about lessons learned during the Stuxnet affair.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 12, 2011

Stuxnet: A turning point

This is an explosive new age of industrial productivity and with that brings a bigger risk for cyber attackers to hit manufacturers.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity July 11, 2011

Safety hike after Yellowstone burst

Exxon Mobil took twice as long as it said it did to fully seal a pipeline that spilled 1,000 barrels of crude oil into the Yellowstone River, according to federal documents.

By Gregory Hale. Source: ISS Source
Cybersecurity June 29, 2011

Web site to help explain OSHA recordkeeping rules

Web tool to help users determine whether injuries and illnesses are work-related and recordable under the OSHA Recordkeeping rules

By Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Cybersecurity June 14, 2011

ASSE drafts new legislation for U.S. Congress

Bill aims to change federal law to help improve U.S. oversight of workplace safety and health.

Cybersecurity June 13, 2011

Best Practices: Propane-fueled forklifts deliver savings, performance

Propane-fueled forklifts maintain consistent, 100% power throughout operation, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and have a well-established fuel delivery and cylinder exchange structure.

By Brian Feehan, vice president, Propane Education and Research Council
Cybersecurity June 3, 2011

Recurring Monthly Revenues (RMR) a key topic at PSA-Tec

For many of the integrators attending the show, the RMR model helps with financial and strategic planning, making it easier to forecast growth and identify areas and regions that need extra resource. It can also be appealing to investors who appreciate the security of this future revenue source and can offer some resilience to shorter-term economic problems.

By Ewan Lamont, Analyst, Security Services, IMS Research
Cybersecurity May 6, 2011

Will cloud concerns impact VSaaS?

With a well-established cloud based service experiencing difficulty and a global technology brand’s IT system hacked; does this raise concerns about the current trend towards cloud-based physical security?

By William Rhodes, Analyst, Video Surveillance and VCA, IMS Research