International Society of Automation News Release
Contact: Jennifer Infantino Halsey
+1 919-990-9287
jenniferinfantino@isa.org

ISA announces Kenexis as an ISA Promotional Partner

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (03 March 2016)The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today that Kenexis, an independent engineering consulting firm providing technical safety and industrial cybersecurity services, is an ISA Promotional Partner. Through the partnership, Kenexis and ISA will work together to share Kenexis’ capabilities and technical knowledge with ISA members and customers.

Kenexis works with its clients to make operations safer and more productive by helping to ensure the integrity of instrumented safeguards and industrial communications networks. The company accomplishes this by employing core skills in technical safety, risk analysis, reliability engineering and network engineering.

Kenexis consulting engineering provides Safety Instrumented System (SIS) services, including the establishment of Safety Integrity Level (SIL), and the development of Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS) and quantitative design Verification (SIL Verification). Kenexis analyzes the risks associated with process plant operations using different techniques, including PHA, LOPA and QRA. The company also provides Fire & Gas Mapping services, including performance target selection, detector placement and coverage assessments. The Kenexis industrial cybersecurity team provides industrial control system services, including design, vulnerability assessments and incident response.

Kenexis also develops software tools to improve the quality and performance of its work. Kenexis produces the tools available to the market place for others to use for the same reasons. Discover Kenexis Effigy - Performance Based Fire & Gas Detector Design and Vertigo - SIS Safety Lifecycle Software products. 

Kenexis actively participates in industry standards and best practices, including ISA84, Electrical/Electronic/Programmable Electronic Systems (E/E/PES) for Use in Process Safety Applications and ISA99, Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security.

Kenexis helps clients comply with appropriate regulations and standards, and benchmark their performance and processes against industry best practices. These services allow its clients to maintain “best-in-class” safety and reliability ratings.

“ISA welcomes Kenexis as an ISA Promotional Partner,” states Jennifer Infantino Halsey, ISA’s Director of Marketing & Communications. “ISA members and the automation and control community at large will be able to learn more about the value and benefits of Kenexis’ technical safety and industrial cybersecurity services—particularly their potential to reduce operational risks and improve productivity.”

The ISA Corporate Partnerships Program offers companies a customized, tailored approach to sponsorship within the organization. Partnership packages include year-round promotion, prominent association-wide access and recognition, and turnkey service from a dedicated team of professionals. Companies can bundle ISA products and services with marketing opportunities, providing a more streamlined approach to corporate sponsorship. For more information about ISA’s Corporate Partnerships Program, visit the partner section of the ISA website.

For more information about Kenexis and its technical safety and cybersecurity services, visit Kenexis

About Kenexis

Kenexis is an independent engineering consulting firm providing Safety Instrumented System services including the establishment of SIL, developing SRS, and SIL Verification. Fire & Gas Mapping services include performance target selection, detector placement and coverage assessments. Industrial control system cybersecurity services include design, vulnerability assessments and incident response. Kenexis is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified business. To learn more, visit Kenexis.  

About ISA

The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org), an association of non-profit organizations serving as “The Voice of Automation.” Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute (www.isasecure.org) and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute (www.isa100wci.org).

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