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Schneider Electric Launches Cybersecurity Virtual Academy

In this environment where cybersecurity awareness is through the roof, but confusion sometimes reins when starting to implement a plan or program, Schneider Electric created a website that can help address those issues and more. Schneider Electric’s ne …

Eaton in Power Mgt Security Pact with UL

Eaton is collaborating with global safety and security certification firm UL to advance power management cybersecurity across industries. The goal of the collaboration is to create measurable cybersecurity criteria for network-connected power managemen …

With Training, Phishing Attacks Dwindle

Manufacturing and energy/utilities are two of the top six industries that have the highest percentage of phish-prone employees, a new survey found. Drawn from a data set of more than six million users across nearly 11,000 organizations, the study condu …

TÜV Rheinland Expands into China, India

Testing service provider for quality and safety, TÜV Rheinland, extended its global independent inspection, testing and certification (TIC) credentials in two of the Asia-Pacific region’s most important markets – India and China. With the addition of a …

Claroty Gains RSA Certification

Network monitoring provider Claroty gained certification with the RSA NetWitness Suite. After collaboration and testing by the Claroty Platform is capable of sharing information with RSA to assist security teams with forensic analysis and incident resp …

Spirent Earns Global CREST Accreditation

UK-based Spirent Communications plc earned global CREST accreditation for penetration testing.  CREST accreditation assures Spirent’s users in EMEA, the Americas, Asia, and Australasia that Spirent’s penetration testing services meet standards and the …

PAS Gains RSA Certification

RSA certified PAS Global’s PAS Cyber Integrity as interoperable with RSA NetWitness Suite. Industrial process companies that have RSA NetWitness can now access security intelligence for both corporate and process control networks (PCNs) via a single ap …

Safety Controller Gains Security Certification

HIMA’s HIMax safety controller earned the new cyber security certificate from TÜV Rheinland. The test agency certified the processor and the communications module in accordance with international standards IEC 62443-4-1, IEC 62443-4-2 and ISASecure EDS …

HPS’ PLC Earns ISASecure Certification

Honeywell Process Solutions’ (HPS) ControlEdge Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) earned ISASecure Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) Level 2 certification by exida, the ISO 17065 accredited certification body who conducted the assessment. The …

Bedrock Power Supply, Lithium UPS Pass EMP Test

The UPS.500 lithium uninterruptible control system power supply is one of two products from Bedrock Automation to have achieved compliance with Military Standard 461 (MIL-STD-461E) and International Electrical Commission 61000 (IEC 61000) for electroma …

Emerson Actuator Certified for Functional Safety

Emerson Process Management Valve Automation, Inc. TEC2000 with TEC2 Electronics (SIL Option) Electric Actuator earned certification for functional safety from certification provider, exida. The certification ensures the TEC2000 with TEC2 Electronics (S …

ARC, SANS Partner for Security Education

Security awareness in the manufacturing automation sector continues to skyrocket and industry research firm, ARC Advisory Group, and training and certification provider, SANS Institute, are joining together to support workforce education. The two organ …

Emerson Controller SIL 3 Certified

The Mobrey Hydratect 2462 Water and Steam Detection System is certified for safety instrumented functions up to SIL 3. Emerson’s water and steam detection system is the world’s first single controller solution to be certified to IEC 61508 for safety in …

Bedrock Achieves Achilles Certification

Bedrock Automation’s Secure Control and Communications (SCC) controller earned Achilles certification from GE Digital. The Bedrock SCC, the first industrial controller with intrinsic cyber security protection, has achieved Achilles Level 2 Certificatio …

New IT Association Security Certification

Information Technology association, CompTIA, unveiled a vendor-neutral certification, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), that brings behavioral analytics to the forefront of assessing cyber threats. The CompTIA CSA+ certification will offer broad-sp …

Parsons Reapproved for OSHA Safety Program

California-based global engineering services firm, Parsons Corp., ended up reapproved for participation in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). The VPP program is all about businesses that impl …

Honeywell Earns ISASecure SDLA Certification

The Honeywell Phoenix, Arizona product development site achieved the ISASecure SDLA lifecycle certification. Honeywell received the conformance certificate from exida, LLC, an ISASecure ISO 17065 accredited certification body, said officials at the ISA …

Electrical Safety Training Courses

Honeywell launched an online portfolio of accredited electrical safety training courses to help electrical contractors and other workers prevent potentially serious injuries on the job. The classes, offered by Honeywell Salisbury Assessment Solutions ( …

CyberSeek Tool for Seeking Job

It may soon be easier for cybersecurity job seekers to find openings and for employers to identify the skilled workers they need. That is because the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched CyberSeek at the 2016 NICE Conference i …

OSHA Releases Safety Fact Sheets

Two fact sheets released from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that stress the importance of tracking metrics and investigating potential hazards to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. The Use of Metrics in Pro …

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