Sep 1, 2022

Pilz is a proud sponsor of the 2022 Safety Leadership Conference!

Join us in “Building the Future of Worker Safety”

Safety Leadership Conference
Dates: October 18 – 20, 2022
Location: Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH
 

Join us in “Building the Future of Worker Safety”
The 11th annual Safety Leadership Conference is designed to share best practices with companies working to achieve world-class safety. Attendees will hear from industry experts and the 2022 class of America’s Safest Companies, who will offer insights into how to develop and sustain a safety culture.

  • Learn how to encourage best practices in your workplace
  • Discover how to implement transformational safety leadership within your own company
  • Acquire OSHA compliance guidance
  • Improve your knowledge of plant floor safety technology
  • Understand the key elements of a world-class safety program

Be sure to stop by Booth #417 to talk to any of our Certified Machinery Safety Experts to see how we can help you keep your employees safe, your plant compliant and your profits optimized.

 

Pilz will be presenting the following workshop on Tuesday, October 17th at 1pm:
 

Safety and Industrial Security: Keep your production data secure from outside and inside forces
Overview: In the past, plant operators ensured people and machines were safe by following the qualifications of the appropriate Standards and Directives. Today, plant operators also need to ensure their data is safe. Thanks to the threats from the cyber world, security is now an essential element of safety.

Today, production and industrial plants are highly interconnected using information technology, making your data vulnerable for attackers to intrude into automation and control systems, manipulate them and even compromise safety (machinery safety). This means that staff who are not IT experts have to deal with potential hazards. Industrial security deals with the security of control networks in production and industrial plants in factory automation and process control.

However, it’s not always the “bad guys” who do the damage. While threats can stem from the cyber world, many security violations occur unintentionally and internally—for example, due to operating errors by colleagues and staff.
The objective of industrial security is to guarantee the availability of plant and machinery and the integrity and confidentiality of machine data and processes. It begins with the access control at the plant door and extends all the way to the defense against attacks by hackers.

This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Security and safety are interconnected
  • Industrial security is more than IT security
  • Cyberattacks as well as internal attacks
  • Mitigating threat measures
  • Future outlook

Speaker: 
Brandon Cox
Product Manager, Americas
Pilz Automation Safety, L.P.

Brandon Cox has been with Pilz for over 6 years and has responsibilities in product training and support, internally and for our Authorized Distributors. Brandon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Tuskegee University, and has 15 years of experience working as a control systems engineer in industrial manufacturing, and nuclear design utilizing benefits and features of a variety of safety components.


Register today 

See you there!

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USA

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