exida certifies RTP 3000 critical control system

  • August 10, 2011
  • exida
  • News

August 10, 2011 -- exida has certified the RTP 3000 control system for functional integrity, ensuring that it meets the cyber-security requirements of the ISA Security Compliance Institutes’ (ISCI) ISASecure Level 2, and the functional safety requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508. “The RTP 3000 design does an excellent job defending itself against a wide range of accidental and deliberate problems on the network,” says exida Evaluating Assessor John Grebe. "RTP also demonstrated a top notch design quality process." “exida has a globally recognized accredited program that leverages their expertise in cyber-security and functional safety,” says Sal Provanzano, RTP Corp. president. “This certification demonstrates RTP’s commitment to cyber-security defense and gives our customers confidence in our products.” "The QUAD redundancy of the RTP 3000 is quite effective and unique providing high levels of safety integrity and availability,” added exida Managing Director Dr. William Goble. "We are impressed with RTP’s technical capabilities. They have a good understanding of the issues to achieve high levels of functional safety and cyber-security."  About exida: exida is a certification and system consulting firm specializing in safety critical / high availability automation systems and control system security. exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany. exida has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. About RTP Corporation: Founded in 1968, RTP Corp. is a developer and manufacturer of high-performance industrial data acquisition and control systems. Markets for RTP Corporation's products include process control, nuclear power plant simulation, turbines, ships, fire & gas detection, burner management, and safety systems. RTP offers a wide range of rugged hardware and object oriented software industrial control solutions that include user configurable high availability systems for mission critical applications including non-redundant as well as dual, triple, and quad redundant configurations.  

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