New ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance Accelerates Education, Readiness, and Knowledge Sharing

The International Society of Automation (ISA), developer of ANSI/ISA 62443 series of automation and control systems cybersecurity standards (adopted by the International Electrotechnical Commission and endorsed by the United Nations), has created an open, collaborative forum to advance cybersecurity awareness,…

New ISA book introduces an inexpensive, easy-to-understand way to protect against industrial cyberattack

With their advanced, microprocessor-based technologies, today's industrial automation and control systems (IACS) deliver much-improved performance and features compared to their analog counterparts.  Unfortunately, these newer, networked systems-with their ability to be configured remotely-are more vulnerable to cyberattack. Security PHA Review…

July 2019 Section Meeting

This presentation will discuss sample-handling systems primarily for continuous analyzers; however Gas Chromatographs also use this system. These continuous analyzers are used in applications such as, stack monitors to measure Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide and NOx. They are also used in other industrial applications as process control, ambient air monitors and environmental monitors.

Presidents Message – June 2019

ISA New Orleans Section hosted a successful Symposium and Expo on Friday, May 31. I would like to thank all the Expo vendors and sponsors - Accutrol, aeSolutions, Appleton, ArtZat Consulting, Denison Technologies, EMR Associates, HMS Networks, Michelli Weighing and Measurement, Red Trident, The Reynolds Company, TriNova, and Weidmuller. I would also like to thank our Symposium speakers, Arthur Zatarain, PE and Paul Gruhn, PE, CFSE.