Posts Tagged ‘DeltaV’

Integrating Ethernet-Based Devices in DeltaV Systems

Posted in Profibus, Simulation on Monday, August 21st, 2017. No comments yet
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Let’s open the week with a video for DeltaV distributed control system users on ways to integrate devices with Ethernet-based protocols into the DeltaV system. Examples of these devices include motor control centers, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and various types of online analyzers. In this 6:17 YouTube video, Emerson’s Rune Reppenhagen demonstrates […]

DeltaV Secure Passwords: The Do’s and Don’ts

Posted in Cyber-Security on Friday, July 21st, 2017. No comments yet
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Update: The recently released U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Digital Identity Guidelines recommend longer passwords. It’s important for security professionals to keep abreast of modified recommendations due to advancements in computer power and technologies through their Guardian Support Service. Author: Rick Gorskie Generally, we (carbon-based lifeforms) are terrible when it comes to […]

Keeping Control Systems Current for Secure and Reliable Operation

Posted in Support Services on Thursday, July 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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As commercially available off-the-shelf operating systems and hardware came on the scene for control systems, they brought with them rapid performance improvements that translated into increase functionality and ease of use. They also brought with them the need to provide ongoing software and hardware updates to remain secure, reliable and available. In a Maintenance Technology […]

Petya Ransomware/Malware Recommended Considerations for DeltaV Users

Posted in Cyber-Security on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. No comments yet
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Over in the Emerson Exchange 365 global community’s DeltaV group, Emerson’s Rick Gorskie posted this update on the Petya Ramsomware / Malware cyber-attack occurring around the world. On the 27th of June 2017, we became aware of the “Petya ransomware/malware” (also called NotPetya) cyber-attack spreading throughout the world causing computers to be encrypted and victims […]

Cybersecurity in the DeltaV Distributed Control System

Posted in Cyber-Security on Monday, June 19th, 2017. No comments yet
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Cybersecurity remains high on the list of issues for process manufacturers and producers to grapple with. In this 4:38 video, DeltaV Cybersecurity, Emerson’s Alexandre Peixoto discusses ways that cyber defenses are incorporated into the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS). He opens describing the defense in depth strategies which includes four major focus areas: plant-level security, […]