Why Cybersecurity is Important for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)

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By Horace Lenoir Cybersecurity is particularly important for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) due to the critical nature of their role in ensuring the safety and integrity of industrial processes. Safety Instrumented Systems are designed to detect hazardous conditions and initiate a safe response to prevent or mitigate accidents in industries such as oil and gas, chemical manufacturing, power generation, and … Read More

Understanding the Distinction Between IT and OT Cybersecurity

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By Horace Lenoir In the area of cybersecurity, it is crucial to differentiate between the two primary domains: Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT). While IT and OT systems require robust security measures, their fundamental differences necessitate distinct approaches to safeguarding against cyber threats. This article aims to clarify the dissimilarities between IT and OT cybersecurity, highlighting their unique … Read More

The Intersection of Cybersecurity Risk and Functional Safety: Safeguarding the Digital World

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By Horace Lenoir In today’s digital age, the reliance on interconnected systems and technology has grown exponentially. From autonomous vehicles and industrial control systems to smart homes and healthcare devices, our lives are increasingly intertwined with technology. However, this digital ecosystem also brings forth significant challenges, particularly in the realms of Cybersecurity Risk and Functional Safety. This article explores the … Read More