Eaton achieves IEC and UL cybersecurity certifications

lkl 2020 10 28Power management company Eaton has announced that it is the first company to have its product development processes certified by both the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the global safety science organisation UL during its Cybersecurity Perspectives Forum

Analysts estimate that almost US$950bn will be spent on the deployment of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions globally by 2025. As organisations expand their digital footprint, it is imperative to protect the availability, integrity and confidentiality of their systems. Eaton’s approach to cybersecurity advances trusted environments in a hyper-connected world by integrating cybersecurity as the foundation for innovation in its product development and design processes.

“At Eaton, we consider cybersecurity to be a foundational building block that is critical to the design, deployment and operation of digital solutions in the industrial world,” said Ashraf Yehia, managing director at Eaton Middle East. “Our industry-first IEC and UL endorsements mean that our customers can be confident that the products and solutions they buy from us meet the same level of standards recommended by two major standard organisations across the globe.

Both IEC 62443-4-1 and UL 2900-1 validated that Eaton processes used to develop products and solutions are in compliance with industry standards

Eaton’s electrical business is a specialist with deep regional application expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; power quality, backup power and energy storage; control and automation; life safety and security; structural solutions; and harsh and hazardous environment solutions. Through end-to-end services, channel and an integrated digital platform and insights, Eaton is powering what matters across industries and around the world, helping customers solve their most critical electrical power management challenges.

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