Industry responds to terror threats

Robinson, Simon
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the efforts by U.S. chemical firms to prevent potential disasters and terrorist attacks. Chief information officers at Dow Chemical, DuPont, Rohm and Haas, Eastman Chemical, Nova Chemicals and Celanese, met recently to increase cooperation within their Chemical Sector Cyber Security Program (CSCSP). The CSCSP aims to be the conduit between the chemical industry and information technology and automation providers.


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