A comprehensive Process Safety Management (PSM) system must include cyber security considerations. Per the article, Indegy's Chris Grove says that:
"while active, passive and hybrid Industrial Cybersecurity (ICS) monitoring approaches all have advantages, a hybrid approach is likely to provide the best value for most organizations because it 'gives organizations total visibility into their Operational Technology (OT) network and environment".
So, if a PSM plan includes understanding and addressing hazards that pose the highest level of risk to your process facility such as:
It follows that cybersecurity should be incorporated into the organizational climate, culture and process - being adopted by all levels of the organization. If not, the work arounds and avoidance games begin.
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