Articles & News on Compliance & Regulations

CMMC Academy announces CMMC 1.0 Reference Guide

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The CMMC 1.0 Reference Guide is intended to help defense suppliers understand the U.S. Department of Defense cybersecurity compliance program. The online guide is available to members of the Academy.

IEC SC 48B Standards Committee for Copper Connectors publishes IEC 63171-6

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T1 Industrial is the future interface for single pair Ethernet applications in industry. This standard is supported and integrated by the SPE relevant standards ISO/IEC 11801-3, ANSI TIA 1005-x and IEEE802.3cg.

Managing Compliance in Food Production

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By Dominique Stucki, ABB Control Technology There was widespread panic across Europe in mid-2017 when millions of eggs were recalled due to being contaminated with Fipronil — a highly toxic insecticide that is banned in the EU.

United Nations commission to integrate ISA standards into cybersecurity regulatory framework

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The ISA/IEC 62443 standards are developed primarily by the ISA99 committee of the International Society of Automation (ISA), with simultaneous review and adoption by the Geneva-based International Electrotechnical Commission.

Flare Monitoring Regulatory Compliance and Analyzers: An Analysis

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By Scott Eddleman, Yokogawa In 2016, the EPA finalized its refinery sector rule on maximum achievable control technology (MACT) regulations, and gave refineries 18 months to comply. In this article, we’ll review the requirements and describe the three types of analyzers refineries can use to ensure compliance.

METTLER TOLEDO releases guides for food manufacturing productivity & compliance

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METTLER TOLEDO’s new food guides are designed to help manufacturers improve their understanding of food-safety standards and introduce them to processing equipment and solutions that can help operations become more efficient:

ISA announces third edition release of Basic and Advanced Regulatory Control: System Design and Appl

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Dr. Wade—who has more than 50 years of experience designing, applying and installing process control systems—says the updated edition builds upon the real-world experiences and process knowledge of engineers and technicians to demonstrate the application of successful regulatory control strategies and techniques.

Compliance of the Victim: ARC Industry Forum Highlights an Industry in Transition

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By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com There is an common adage that has survived the ages: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. Automation system users are expressing frustrations with existing systems and the lack of modern and open technology.

Top-Down Security Approach – The Final Stage for OT Protection and Compliance

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By Shmulik Aran, NextNine This article, the fourth and final article in a series on OT security management for the manufacturing industry, will discuss a top down approach for protecting ICS systems

Automating IT Compliance Audits

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By Dean Wiech, Tools4ever Having the proper controls in place at the front end of the process can make audit reporting relatively painless. IM and AG systems are designed to automate the user account lifecycle, all the while ensuring that the access provided to users is appropriate