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January 3rd, 2019
Boiling Down the Basics of Cybersecurity

Understanding connected technologies in the HVAC Industry Ensuring the safe operation of boilers is important both for preserving the safety of those working with and around these systems and for proper operation of the larger industrial ecosystems in which they work. Mechanically, boiler systems have remained largely the same from the standpoint of production and… read more

November 26th, 2018
Legislative Changes for Connected Technology

Look to UL to help stay one step ahead of the changing IoT landscape In September 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 327 and Assembly Bill 1906, marking first-of-their-kind bills of which manufacturers of Internet of Things (IoT) devices need to be aware. The bills, set to take effect January 1, 2020, expressly govern… read more

October 22nd, 2018
Bringing Security Home

A partnership to better understand the security of connected devices Smart homes are an exciting reality and, as new products continue to hit the market, the promise of expanding the smart home environment is intriguing to consumers. From connected appliances to smart thermostats, consumers have myriad options for connected technology, but many people remain rightly… read more

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