- by Loren Stewart, CFSE
- Monday, April 29, 2019
- Functional Safety
Back to Basics 05 – What is a Safety Function?
A Safety Function is the action of a collection of equipment to implement automatic mitigation of a particular hazard. It is the job of the Safety Instrumented Function (SIF).
Some examples of common Safety Functions:
- Car brake stop
- ESD valve – Shutdown process
- Sprinkler system
- by Steve Gandy, CFSP
- Thursday, June 05, 2014
- Industrial Cybersecurity
How Secure Are Your SIS, BPCS, and/or SCADA Systems?
As an end-user, do you know how reliable and safe your Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Basic Process Control Systems (BPCS) are from potential cyber issues? Do you rely on your vendor statements regarding the robustness of their products? If the answer to these questions is “don’t know”…