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The integration of Manufacturing with Corporate IT systems has created the next big security concern. By understanding networks and properly applying standards improvements can be made in system security, reliability and robustness. The basics, case studies and best practices are all included in this set of resources.
Industrial Network Security David J. Teumim
The emerging field of Industrial Network Security came to the forefront after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Whether you talk about process control systems for chemical plants and refineries, SCADA networks for utilities like electric, natural gas, water and wastewater, or factory automation systems for discrete manufacturing, all these areas need protection from hackers, disgruntled employees, and even cyberterrorists. This easy-to-read book provides an introduction to the field of Industrial Network Security and as an overview leverages the technical information ISA has developed in its short courses and conferences. It includes a brief tutorial on the basics of IT cybersecurity for the uninitiated. The book also takes a look at the many different organizations contributing to this area. Although most of industrial network security is cyber in nature, it includes summaries of physical and personnel security to round out this new field.
Software for Automation: Architecture, Integration, and Security Jonas Berge
This implementation-oriented book provides a clear and concise presentation of how to fully apply software in automation. It provides "how-to" information for all phases of the system lifecycle from configuration, system integration, troubleshooting, and engineering, to administration. Software for Automation explains the application of key software technologies in automation terms: OPC, DDE, ActiveX, VBA, SQL, ODBC, ADO, OLE, COM/DCOM, XML,.NET, and more. The text also addresses concerns and solutions for safety, availability, 21CFR11, and cyber security. This book is a must-have for systems integrators and automation engineers who either need to integrate a system from components or want an older system to coexist with a new one. It is ideal for training courses and for self-paced study and will remain a handy reference.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Manufacturing Operations Management: ISA-95 Best Practices Book 1.0 Charlie Gifford, Editor and Contributing Author
Do you want to dramatically lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for manufacturing IT architectures and manufacturing, as well as reduce supply chain operational costs? The methodologies and technical applications presented in this book will help get you on the right track. This book provides in-depth coverage on how you can apply ISA-95, Enterprise-Control Integration Standard, to help lower TCO of manufacturing operations management (MOM) systems and their enterprise and plant interfaces. It consists of a series of related “how-to” white papers described in the context of ISA-95 models, definitions, and data exchanges. This book explains the business cases for using evolving ISA-95 methods to effectively design, implement, change and optimize the MOM business processes and supporting MOM system architectures within the distributed pull supply chains.
The Road to Integration: A Guide to Applying the ISA-95 Standard in Manufacturing Bianca Scholten
ERP systems are only valuable if you supply them with current data, and these data originate largely from the process control layer. When integrating these systems, both IT departments and engineering departments must confront the high degree of heterogeneity found in technology, metadata, programming languages, user interfaces, and more. Good communication with the system’s end user is essential as several departments are usually involved, such as production, maintenance, the lab, and the office. Against this backdrop, ISA decided in the 1990s to develop the ISA-95 standard for integrating enterprise and control systems in order to reduce the risks, costs, and errors that go hand in hand with implementing manufacturing control systems and integrating them with ERP systems. This handy resource explains how to apply ISA-95 in manufacturing enterprise systems (MES) and vertical integration projects, as well as reveals the most important ISA-95 models and terminology. It is ideal for those just starting out who need to get up to speed on ISA-95’s background information but also for those who have some practical experience with ISA-95 and require additional support in carrying out analyses to determine a specific company’s MES strategy and to define user requirements. If you develop MES functionality or realize interfaces based on ISA-95, then this guide will help you understand and apply the ISA-95 object models. Most important, the guide explains how to integrate ERP and MES systems using ISA-95.