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April 2nd, 2018
New Swarm Behavior

By: Joachim Ritter / PLD Editor In the animal kingdom, the phenomenon known as “swarm behavior” means that by going with the basic flow, you are most likely to be on the right track. For example, as human beings, we tend to rely on the average experience of the community in general to dictate our… read more

February 16th, 2018
AHAM Sponsored Webinar: Understand & Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks for Appliances, Presented by UL

The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling more sophisticated capabilities through network-connected products and systems. As a result, residential and commercial Appliances are becoming more interconnected and networkable. According to many recent industry reports and the U.S. government, and as we have all observed in the news, there have been significant increases in attacks that… read more

January 1st, 2018
Recorded Webinar: Understand & Mitigate Product Cybersecurity Risks

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE RECORDING > The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling more sophisticated capabilities through network-connected products and systems. As a result, residential and commercial products are becoming more interconnected and networkable. According to many recent industry reports and the U.S. government, and as we have all observed in the news, there… read more

July 12th, 2017
Risky Business – Will Connected Lighting’s Security Story Have a Happy Ending?

Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane, to the early days of electricity, when scientists were trying to figure out how to protect users from receiving electric shocks. “At the time, it wasn’t obvious how to solve this,” says Tom Blewitt, director of principal engineers for Underwriters Laboratories (UL), which develops safety standards and… read more

June 20th, 2017
First UL 2900-2-2 Cybersecurity Certification

As technologies evolve and the world becomes more connected than ever before, cybersecurity becomes increasingly more important. That’s why we developed and published UL 2900-2-2, Standard for Software Cybersecurity for Network-Connectable Devices, Part 2-2: Particular Requirements for Industrial Control Systems. Recently, the first certification under UL 2900-2-2 was issued to Electric Imp, a global IoT… read more

May 22nd, 2017
Mitigating Security Risks for Industrial Control System Applications in a Connected World

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a lot of promise for industrial control system (ICS) applications, but not without risks that must be considered. In recognition of these risks and the need to offer the industry and the U.S. government safer solutions, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded UL a grant… read more

May 10th, 2017
UL LLC Receives DARPA Grant for Testing to Help Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks for Industrial IoT Gateways

Funding supports examination of challenges and process development to test IoT gateways for ICS applications NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 10, 2017 — UL, a global safety science organization, has received a grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for cybersecurity testing of Internet of Things (IoT) gateways for industrial control system (ICS) applications… read more

April 5th, 2017
Practical & Scalable Solutions for Demonstrating Cybersecurity

Smart technology is expanding in all areas, including industrial applications, and these new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices are increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats. As a result, manufacturers need to provide their customers with confidence in the security of their products to reinforce brand trust. In recognition of this new age cyber challenge, UL… read more

July 11th, 2016
The Evolving Demands of Smart Buildings and their HVAC Systems

There is undoubtedly still some speculation around the “Internet of Things” trend, with a lot of conversation and excitement in the consumer markets. While we are seeing solid growth in that market, there is already substantial progress being made in the commercial and industrial areas. Over the last few years, adoption of smart buildings solutions… read more

November 2nd, 2015
Lumen Insights Issue 4 2015

Find our latest newsletter at the resource link below. Get insightful news on upcoming training opportunities for the lighting industry, ENERGY STAR ® program updates, and much more. In this Issue: Win in China, Lead the World – 2015 UL Appliances, HVAC and Lighting Industry Summit was a Success A Letter From Brian Education and Training… read more