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ISA Security Compliance Institute announces Johnson Controls as strategic level member

ISA Security Compliance Institute announces Johnson Controls as strategic level member

March 21, 2019 – The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announced that Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, a global industrial leader, has joined the ISA Security Compliance Institute as a strategic level member.

As a strategic level member of ISASecure, Johnson Controls joins thought leaders who are taking action to secure automation and control systems around the world, including support for product conformity assessment to ISA/IEC 62443 standards. The ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards is designed to provide a flexible framework to address and mitigate current and future security vulnerabilities in industrial automation and control systems (IACS).

The addition of Johnson Controls provides leadership for establishing ISA/IEC 62443 standards and ISASecure as the basis for securing smart buildings and smart cities around the globe.

ISASecure is an industry-led initiative established to independently certify the cybersecurity of control systems, automation, and IOT technology. The program strives to include a balance of stakeholders and ensures that end-users fill leadership roles in the ISASecure decision-making; including leading in certification specification development processes.

The ISASecure scheme has been vetted by end-users, certification bodies, and control system suppliers from many industry sectors including traditional process industries and building control industries.

ISASecure has been active for over 10 years with the first certificate of conformance issued in early 2011. The certification scheme is based upon international ISA/IEC 62443 standards developed by subject matter experts from many industries around the globe.

About the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI)

Founded in 2007, the ISA Security Compliance Institute’s mission is to provide the highest level of assurance possible for the cyber security of industrial automation control systems (IACS). ISCI is a wholly-owned conformity assessment organization within the International Society of Automation (ISA) where the ISA/IEC 62443 standards are developed.

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