Autopro Blog

  • Aligning Alarm Management programs with Process Safety

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    January's webinar, Basics of Alarm Management, resulted in some excellent questions being asked by participants. Here's one that we thought would be especially informative for many of you. Question: I have found significant traction in aligning Alarm Management Program with Process Safety, which is typically more mature. Have you seen benefits from other clients with this alignment or alignment with other programs?
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  • Keys to a Successful Control System Migration (video)

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    Chances are, if you are migrating your control system, it is because something about your current system necessitates an upgrade, whether it is lack of spare parts, obsolescence, or some other reason. There are a few things you should do to ensure your migration project is successful, and to add additional value to the overall project. In this video, Tom Grusendorf, a DCS Specialist with Autopro, discusses three strategies that can help ensure your control system migration project is a success.
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  • 3 Simple Ways to Help Keep Your SCADA System Secure

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    Recently it was reported that a malware attack on the SCADA system of a Ukrainian electrical utility resulted in 1.4 million people losing power for several hours. While this particular incident was carried out as a targeted attack, SCADA systems can easily be made vulnerable to unintentional infection, simply due to a lack of awareness. The good news is there are a few simple checks you can implement to help secure your system, remembering that there is no such thing as being completely secure.
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