Cyber Security

Process Safety Cyber Security defines measures taken to protect Industrial Automation Control Systems (IACS) against threats to security through accidental circumstances, actions / events or through deliberate attack.

The threats can originate from the internet, corporate networks, maintenance activities, software upgrades and unauthorised access etc. with the potential to result in incidents with major health, safety or environmental consequences.

Information on Cyber Security is available from the following sources:

  • UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE)
  • International Society of Automation (ISA)

This topic relates to the following PSM elements:

Risk Assessment
Emergency Preparedness