Setting the Standard for Automation™

The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a non-profit professional association of engineers, technicians, and management engaged in industrial automation. As the globally trusted provider of foundational standards-based technical resources for the profession, ISA strives to build a better world through automation.


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IoT Security in the COVID-19 Pandemic

IoT Security in the COVID-19 Pandemic


The pandemic means addressing not only people’s health but the protection of production systems too.

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Securing Energy Infrastructure

Securing Energy Infrastructure


With the emergency of the latest technology, energy infrastructure is vulnerable due to legacy apps.

Read on ISAGCA
Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper Mill

Digital Twins Enable the Autonomous Paper Mill


Control system optimization and model-based predictive control can improve and autonomously operate the mill of the future.

Read on InTech
Building a Strong OT Cybersecurity Foundation

Building a Strong OT Cybersecurity Foundation


IT/OT integration remains inconceivable to many companies due to one main obstacle: cybersecurity.

Read on Automation.com

Upcoming Events

ISA Cybersecurity Standards Implementation Virtual Conference

Conference | 19 October 2021 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

ISA Process Industry Virtual Conference

Conference | 2 November 2021 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

Security Strategies: Detailed Pros and Cons to Different

Webinar | 11 November 2021 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Disruptive Manufacturing Technologies: An Entrepreneurial Journey

Webinar | 16 November 2021 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET

 ISA’s mission is to advance technical competence by connecting the automation community to achieve operational excellence.

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Become a Member


Join ISA to help build a better world through automation! ISA offers professional and student memberships with benefits.

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Call for ISA Volunteers

Call for ISA Volunteers


ISA invites you to give back to the automation community in ways that optimize your skills and respect your busy schedule.

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Online Training Courses

Online Training Courses


Strengthen your skills as an automation professional with ISA’s training and education solutions designed to maximize productivity.

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Find ISA Standards

Find ISA Standards


Since 1949, ISA has helped automation professionals streamline processes and improve safety, efficiency and profitability. 

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Mitigate Cyber Threats with ISA Training

Mitigate Cyber Threats with ISA Training

This October, save $300 on all ISA online cybersecurity training offerings. Use promo code CYBER300 at checkout to start learning!

Execute Projects with Confidence

Execute Projects with Confidence

Get real-world, practical lessons with ISA's Automation Project Management Specialist certificate.

Analyzing Cost Benefits of an MES Investment

Analyzing Cost Benefits of an MES Investment

Learn about MES systems and how they can yield a positive return on investment in this free white paper.

Plan Your Professional Development

Plan Your Professional Development

Use this free assessment tool to get matched with training courses, publications, standards, and more.

Gain a Basic Understanding of Process Control

Gain a Basic Understanding of Process Control

This book focuses on practical, real-world knowledge of process control systems.