Cyber security – Oil and Gas industries

This paper  related to cyber security oil and gas industries, is available as a part of the Abhisam Industrial Cybersecurity report, which can be downloaded now. Author: H Sreedhar. Recent History of Automation in Oil & Gas   The Oil and Gas industry (O & G for short) has been a pioneer in embracing digital technology. It was one of the first industrial sectors to transition to Distributed Control Systems(DCS), from analog electronic control equipment and pneumatic instruments. This transition started in a big way, about 35 years ago, when DCS were a “hi-tech” thing.   O & G is still a tech pioneer, in the era of Industry 4.0 and the Industrial IoT. It quickly embraced concepts like the Digital Oilfield. However, this has led to newer problems related to security. The development of digital control systems and the networking, particularly with the internet, has led to increased risk …

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HAZOP Leader Certification Course is now online

July 16, 2020- The Abhisam  HAZOP Leader certification course is now a completely online, e-learning course now. With the incidence of the pandemic and lockdowns in various places around the world, many learners demanded that the popular course be offered online. Abhisam is now pleased to inform participants that this HAZOP Leader certification course  online is now available as a full fledged , self paced, e-learning course that can be taken anywhere at your own convenience. You can access all the modules on our new Learning Management System via any device, be it a Windows PC, laptop or Mac or a tablet or smartphone. The course is now completely modular and you can take it at your own pace. What is this course about? The Hazard and Operability technique is a well refined and proven method that is popular in the process industries to carry out hazard and risk assessment. …

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