exida announces Honeywell's ControlEdge PLC as winner of 2019 Exida Cyber Award

  • December 11, 2019
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exida announces Honeywell's ControlEdge PLC as winner of 2019 Exida Cyber Award
exida announces Honeywell's ControlEdge PLC as winner of 2019 Exida Cyber Award

December 11, 2019 - exida, has presented Honeywell with the exida Embedded Device Safety Award for their product, the ControlEdge PLC.

The exida Cyber Awards honor exida-certified products and processes that best demonstrate new and innovative work in the realm of industrial cybersecurity, which improves the application of IEC 61508 or IEC 62443.

The Honeywell ControlEdge PLC, a safety PLC from the ControlEdge family of controllers distinguishes itself amongst the rest with the capability to reduce configuration, integration, and support costs while decreasing risk with embedded cyber security. Combined with Experion PKS, it works to minimize downtime through unified support, and lower total cost of ownership through extended system lifecycle. The latest release provides more I/O options for system design, connectivity to more devices, the most protocols for native connectivity, and support for lean project execution.

The ControlEdge Safety PLC was chosen as the winner in the Embedded Device category due to many problem-solving capabilities while demonstrating security and resilience.

“The ControlEdge PLC has security built into it by design and is one of the first products in the world to be certified to security level 2.” Adds Mike Medoff, Senior Safety Engineer for exida, “Honeywell has been a leader in developing and maintaining secure products compliant with the IEC 62443 series of standards for security of industrial automation and control systems.”

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