Johnson Controls Joins ISA Security Compliance Institute in Support of Cyber Security Conformance Scheme
“Joining ISA Security Compliance Institute demonstrates Johnson Controls’ commitment to advancing cyber security standards and certification for the global community of manufacturers and customers of intelligent buildings and smart city technologies,” said Jason Christman, vice president and chief product security officer, Johnson Controls.
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.
“We welcome the Johnson Controls team and look forward to working with them here at ISCI,” said Andre Ristaino, ISCI managing director. “Johnson Controls is a leader in cyber security for buildings technologies and solutions. Johnson Controls' newly minted leadership role in the ISASecure program is a demonstration of its continued commitment to ensuring safe and secure operations at customer sites around the globe.”
ISASecure is an industry-led initiative established to independently certify the cyber security 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.
ISASecure has been active for over 10 years with the first certificate of conformance issued in early 2011. The certification scheme is based on international ISA/IEC 62443 standards developed by subject matter experts from many industries around the globe.