What is IEC 62443-4 Conformance Certification?

ISASecure® Certifications The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI), a not-for-profit automation controls industry consortium, manages the ISASecure™ conformance certification program.  ISASecure independently certifies industrial automation and control (IAC) products and systems to ensure that they are robust against network attacks … Continued

Defending industry against cyber attacks

The manufacturing industry is growing increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks, as automation, data-rich production cycles and connected sensor technology move mainstream. READ MORE >>>

If you are not secure, then you are not safe

The main non-sector specific functional safety standard is IEC 61508. Within IEC 61508 it references IEC 62443 for security. IEC 62443 is entitled “Security for industrial Automation and Control systems” or “Industrial communication networks – Network and system security” depending … Continued

IEC 62443 als Security-Standard

Für Maschinen- und Anlagenbauer wird Security in Zukunft ein wesentlicher Erfolgsfaktor sein. Für deren Kunden – also die Betreiber von Anlagen im Bereich der kritischen Infrastrukturen – schreibt das IT-Sicherheitsgesetz seit diesem Jahr die Einführung eines Security-Management-Systems vor. Aufgrund der … Continued


One of the greatest aspects of my job is that I get to interface with some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the security industry. As an added bonus, many of these people are from the first and … Continued

Who should be responsible for cybersecurity?

Clearly, cybersecurity is everybody’s problem. It’s high time this truth was recognized, starting with the executive suite on down. The news today is flush with salacious stories of cyber-security breaches, data held hostage in brazen ransomware attacks, and compromised records … Continued