Free White Papers, Videos, Podcasts from Abhisam

Now get all your Abhisam free white papers, videos and podcast resources in one single place on the Abhisam website. No need to use the Search function. Simply go to https://www.abhisam.com/free-white-papers-podcasts-videos and get what you are looking for. This incredible resource has at the time of this writing more than 19 white papers on various subjects including Process Safety, HAZOP, Industrial IoT and Digitalization, Big Data in Oil and Gas, Functional Safety and SIL, Occupational Health and Safety, Learning Management Systems and more. New white papers are being added from time to time and you can find them here. Here are some of the interesting white papers (titles only) that are published. How to design a chemical warehouse to ensure safety? What is HAZOP? What is CHAZOP? How can a good PSM program (Process Safety Management) help in  Enterprise Risk Management? How to carry out a successful decommissioning project? What …

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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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Become a Certified Functional Safety Professional (Level 1)

Functional Safety Certification Functional Safety Certification is essential for all engineering professionals, who wish to work with Safety Instrumented Systems in industry. Most employers and clients demand that people that they employ have a good understanding of Functional Safety concepts, Standards that are in use and engineering practices. This competency requirement is now mandatory. Take this Functional Safety Certification course (Level 1) from Abhisam from the comfort of your home or office, or anywhere else. You may be located in Bangalore, India or in some city in the US such as Miami, FL or in Sydney, Australia or in Canada. It does not matter. You can take this course from anywhere in the world that has internet connectivity. This is the easiest way to learn about Functional Safety, SIL and SIS Cybersecurity and get certified for free. Abhisam’s Functional Safety, SIL and SIS Cybersecurity (Level 1) is the go-to course …

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ICS cyber security training becomes exciting

Now ICS cyber security training has become more exciting than ever. Abhisam has added an assignment module in the Industrial Cybersecurity training program, where enrolled learners take part in an exciting thriller. Background As you know this training program leads to industrial control systems security certifications that you must have, in today’s industrial automation world. Plant Owners, process licensors, utility companies, engineering design consulting companies, EPC contractors and even regulatory authorities have started insisting on plant industrial automation and control systems, as well as safety instrumented systems to be designed in such a manner as to ensure cybersecurity. Cyber attacks on plants and facilities are growing and because these control and automation systems control physical assets (cyber-physical systems), it is all the more critical to ensure that the bad guys cannot break into them and cause havoc. Many of these organizations therefore insist that engineers and specialists, including IT professionals …

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Abhisam’s New Learning Portal-PrettyGoodCourses

Abhisam is super excited to announce the launch of their new e-learning portal, PrettyGoodCourses. The portal is now live at https://prettygoodcourses.com and it can be accessed by anybody, via any device be it a PC or laptop or Mobile or Tablet. There are a variety of paid off the shelf courses as well as free learning courses available in our XPRTU format. Simply register on the portal and start learning new skills today! You can also get certified if you take our online exam that is associated with every paid course. You not only get an electronic pdf certificate, but also a badge that is issued via Credly and can be shared online on places such as LinkedIn and Facebook. This is a great way to announce and showcase your newly acquired skills to your colleagues & co-workers, or present and future bosses and clients. If you are an employee …

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Abhisam and Government Polytechnic Mumbai sign MOU

Abhisam is pleased to announce that they have signed an MoU with Government Polytechnic Mumbai (GPM), to enable access to all Abhisam online e-learning courses to participants of GPM’s  Continuing Education Programs (CEP), as well as their regular final year students. All participants who enroll in these courses and pass the associated exam, will get dual certification from Abhisam and GPM. The Continuing Education Program from GPM allows working professionals to acquire additional skills in engineering and technology, without having to attend full time courses. Abhisam’s e-learning courses will be a perfect answer for these busy professionals, who wish to acquire knowledge, skills and industry recognized certifications. The entire e-learning catalog of Abhisam will be available to these professionals, who can then enroll into all or individual courses via GPM Admissions department. This catalog consists of courses such as those on AC Variable Frequency Drives, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Technology), …

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Introduction to SIL & Functional Safety in India-Mumbai and Chennai

Update: These workshops are no longer being held. Now learn Functional Safety, SIL & SIS Cybersecurity when you take the Abhisam online, self paced, Level 1, e-learning course anytime at your convenience and from anywhere via any device. No restrictions at all. Learn everything about Safety Instrumented Systems, Safety Integrity level and the latest updates regarding SIS cyber security, as given in the updates to standards IEC 61511 and IEC 61508. For more details please click here. July 4, 2016– Abhisam is pleased to announce a new workshop that will teach engineers, technicians and safety professionals the basics of Safety Integrity Level and Functional Safety. This workshop will be held in association with Risknowlogy GmbH and will be an excellent preliminary training for doing the TUV Certified Functional Safety Professional course. This  training will cover the following topics at an Introductory level. * Functional Safety & Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS …

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Functional Safety Training in Mumbai in April 2016

Update: These workshops are no longer being held. Now get trained in Functional Safety, SIL & SIS Cybersecurity when you take our online, self paced, e-learning course anytime at your convenience. Course is from Abhisam. Learn every thing that you need to know about Safety Instrumented Systems, Safety Integrity level and the latest updates regarding SIS cyber security, as given in the updates to standards IEC 61511 and IEC 61508. Contact us to know more. ——————————————————————– From 25th- 30th April 2016, we will be having two Functional Safety training programs (traditional classroom programs) in Mumbai. These are : TUV Certified Functional Safety Professional program (25-28 April 2016) SIL Verification & Calculation workshop (29-30 April 2016). Both the programs will be conducted by Risknowlogy. Contact us to enroll as seats are limited.