US Dept. of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti–Terrorism Standards
Chemical Facility Anti–Terrorism Standards (CFATS) requires "high–risk" chemical facilities to enhance security and establish new procedures for protecting chemical facility operations and information. CFATS covers the full spectrum of a sound security protocol deter, detect, delay and respond.
Wireless and CFATS
Wireless technologies allow you to deploy applications that could never be deployed using cables. In addition, the US Department of Energy has studied the role of wireless technology in securing industrial facilities and has found that a wireless infrastructure can be deployed at 10-20% of the cost of wired systems. More importantly, these wireless systems can installed in less than 10% of the time of wired systems – with only about 5-10% of the operational impact on the organization.
Your Wireless Is Always On with Apprion
If you are looking to address CFATS concerns in a thoughtful, cost-effective and timely manner and one that delivers added value to your facility, consider wireless technologies. Apprion is the leader in industrial wireless. We are here to help you design, deploy and manage a wireless application network that works best to address all of your compliance and operational application needs. A few examples of ION Wireless Applications that address CFATS include:
- ION Wireless Communications Application – Provides plant-wide notification and voice communication for effective response to an emergency and efficient day-to-day operational communications.
- ION Wireless Video Monitoring – Backhaul video from cameras to monitor all areas of your facility and perimeter for instant visibility and notification in the event of a security breach.
- ION Wireless Security Application – Provides wireless intrusion detection, authentication, access control, and security scans to safely monitor those hazardous, remote locations and satisfy regulatory mandate requirements.
- ION Asset Tracking Application - Enables plant managers and personnel to easily locate critical plant assets and view asset status at any time.