Category: ISA

ISA publishes fourth edition of its Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam reference manual

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the fourth edition release of its Control Systems Engineering Exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide—updated to cover the new, 2019 Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam specifications developed and administered by the National Council of Examiners […]

New Guidelines for Optimizing HMI Usability and Performance Published by ISA

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs), the primary means by which users interact with industrial processes, provide the potential and opportunity to greatly enhance operations – or to confuse users and degrade operations. The International Society of Automation’s first American National Standard on HMI, ANSI/ISA-101.01-2015, Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems, covers […]

Welcome our new sponsor Siemens

We welcome our new section sponsor, Siemens. About Siemens Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as […]

Welcome our new sponsor Schell Martin Company

We welcome our new section sponsor, the Schell Martin Company. About the Schell Martin Company The Schell Martin Company, formally the Schell Company, Inc. is an electrical manufacturers’ representative, established January 25, 1966.  Our corporate office is located in Mandeville, Louisiana and supports resident offices throughout the Lousiana-Mississippi […]

ISA Announces First Founding Members of Global Cybersecurity Alliance

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced the first Founding Members of its new Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA): Schneider Electric Rockwell Automation Honeywell Johnson Controls Claroty Nozomi Networks. ISA created the Global Cybersecurity Alliance to advance cybersecurity readiness and awareness in manufacturing and critical infrastructure facilities and processes. […]

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, readiness, and knowledge sharing. The ISA Global Cybersecurity […]

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 for Consequence-Based Cybersecurity, a new book published by […]