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July 3rd, 2018
IoT Challenges Ahead – 2018 brings security awareness, but risks persist

With Internet of things (IoT) technology continuing to offer increased value to businesses – from process optimization to improved customer experiences – implementation of connected devices continues to grow. Though this growth is good in many ways, security and risk (S&R) professionals are struggling. According to “The State of IoT Security 2018” from Forrester, security… read more

June 1st, 2018
IoT Challenges Ahead – 2018 brings security awareness, but risks persist

With Internet of things (IoT) technology continuing to offer increased value to businesses – from process optimization to improved customer experiences – implementation of connected devices continues to grow. Though this growth is good in many ways, security and risk (S&R) professionals are struggling. According to “The State of IoT Security 2018” from Forrester, security… read more

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 16th, 2018
ARC Industry Forum: Digitizing and Securing Industry, Infrastructure, and Cities

DATE: February 12 – 15, 2018 LOCATION: Orlando, Florida BOOTH: 47 Visit UL to learn how we help mitigate safety and performance risks inherent in technologies comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) with the UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP).  UL can help any industrial control system (ICS) manufacturer or system integrator earn customer confidence in… 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

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

March 22nd, 2017
UL Publishes White Paper on Cybersecurity & Connected Devices

Cybersecurity Considerations for Connected Smart Home Systems and Devices This UL white paper explores the issue of cyber threats originating from or impacting connected smart home systems and devices, and discusses the steps that smart home device manufacturers can take to reduce the risk to both device users and others. Beginning with a brief overview… 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