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Secure development lifecycle: Omron Automation’s PLCs meet IEC 62443-4-1 standards

August 23, 2023
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Omron is IEC 62443-4-1 certified for establishing a secure development lifecycle for its PLC product suite. (Photo: Omron)

Omron Automation Americas is now certified by the guidelines and requirements of IEC 62443-4-1 for establishing a secure development lifecycle for its Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) products and software. The company states that this certification bolsters information security for customer factories and production equipment.

IEC 62443-4-1 is an internationally recognized standard that focuses on enhancing the security of industrial automation and control systems (IACS). Omron explains in a press statement that achieving this certification demonstrates its commitment to implementing robust security measures and adhering to industry best practices.

The company’s adoption of IEC 62443-4-1 provides vital guidelines and requirements for establishing a secure development lifecycle for its industrial automation products. This approach enables Omron to identify and rectify potential vulnerabilities during the product design and development phase, effectively mitigating cyber risks and enhancing the overall security posture of its solutions, notes the company.

Compliance with IEC 62443-4-1 underlines that Omron adheres to industry-standard security requirements. This aspect is especially significant for its customers operating in regulated industries where adherence to cybersecurity standards is mandatory.


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