exida Recorded Webinars

Tools for Functional Safety (IEC 61508) and Cybersecurity (IEC 62443)

Recording Date: May 2018

Optimal Automation System Product Development -Tools for Functional Safety (IEC 61508) and Cybersecurity (IEC 62443)

This webinar will describe an example product development process for both hardware and software that covers requirements of IEC 61508 for functional safety and IEC 62443 for automation system cybersecurity. Engineering tools have been shown to be effective in reducing man hours and calendar time but perhaps more importantly in reducing design faults resulting in higher design quality. The webinar describes how some of the tools achieve these results. As an example, the FMEDA process for hardware design verification is explained using the FMEDAx tool.

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About the Presenter:

Loren Stewart, CFSE

Loren Stewart Loren Stewart graduated from Virginia Tech with a BSME. She has over 10 years of professional experience. She currently works for exida consulting as a safety engineer, focusing on the mechanical aspects of their customers. Along with assessing the safety of products and creating FMEDAs and reports, she researches stiction and is creating a database for the 2H initiative according to IEC 61508.