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UL joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance


UL joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance

Global safety science company UL is joining the International Society of Automation (ISA) Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA) as a founding member. UL brings more than 125 years of safety and 20 years of cybersecurity experience to help accelerate ISAGCA´s mission to advance state-of-the-art cybersecurity for industrial automation and control systems globally.

UL´s broad experience in industrial IoT (IIoT) cybersecurity brings value to the alliance´s primary goals of structuring cybersecurity in a globally consistent manner and promoting adoption of the ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards. As a founding member, UL will serve on the Advisory Board and help drive select committees and working groups to advance key alliance cybersecurity objectives, including increasing awareness and engagement across the industry, accelerating expansion and adoption of ISA/IEC 62443, and optimizing compliance and prevention initiatives.

"UL is a trusted safety science organization. They´re well-known for a long history of safety expertise in industrial automation and control systems, with increasing industry recognition for security," said Andre Ristaino, managing director, ISAGCA. "We´re extremely pleased to have UL join the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as a founding member. We look forward to their valuable contributions to alliance objectives and helping to lead global industry efforts for the ISA/IEC 62443 consensus-based standard."

"As part of UL´s decades of cybersecurity experience and over 30 years of active IECEE participation, we are proud to join the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as a founding member," said Isabelle Noblanc, global vice president and general manager of UL´s Identity Management and Security division. "UL is a strong proponent of cybersecurity collaboration and compliance based on global industry standards and best practices, which is embodied by the ISAGCA and important family of IEC 62443 standards. As part of the alliance, we look forward to advancing and helping secure industry 4.0."


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