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Honeywell ISA100 Wireless Device Manager earns ISASecure® cybersecurity certification

3/7/2019

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (07 March 2019) – exida, LLC announced that it has assessed the Honeywell ISA100 Wireless™ Device Manager model WDMY version R320 and certified that it meets requirements for the ISASecure® EDSA certification level 1. The WDMY is the first industrial wireless gateway to achieve the ISASecure® cybersecurity certification which certifies to the ISA/IEC 62443 international cybersecurity standards.

 

The ISASecure® certification demonstrates to Honeywell’s customers that the company is committed to the safety and security of their products. Honeywell is an industry leader in control system cybersecurity and has certified more products to the ISA/IEC 62443 standards than any other supplier around the globe.

 

Based on ISA/IEC 62443 standards, ISASecure assures that the WDMY is free of known cybersecurity vulnerabilities and robust against network attacks. In addition, the ISASecure certification provides assurances that development of the WDMY is managed under a secure development lifecycle and will maintain its security capabilities as the product is changed and maintained over its lifecycle.  

The ISASecure registration and certificate for the Honeywell WDMY can be viewed on the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) web site (www.isasecure.org).
 
“Honeywell continues to demonstrate its thought leadership in securing critical infrastructure control systems and components,” stated Andre Ristaino, ISCI Managing Director. “Certification of the WDMY is a tangible result of Honeywell’s commitment to securing their product portfolio, reducing risk to customer’s operations and ensuring the safety of the public.”

About Honeywell Process Solutions
Honeywell Process Solutions is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas; refining; pulp and paper; industrial power generation; chemicals and petrochemicals; biofuels; life sciences; and metals, minerals and mining industries. It is also a leader in providing software solutions and instrumentation that help manufacturers find value and competitive advantage in through Honeywell Connected Plant, Honeywell’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution. Process Solutions is part of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group, which also includes Honeywell UOP, a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries.
 
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 software-industrial company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace and automotive products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; and performance materials globally.  Our technologies help everything from aircraft, cars, homes and buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, and workers become more connected to make our world smarter, safer, and more sustainable. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.

About exida
exida is an ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification body and research firm specializing in safety critical/high availability automation systems, control system cybersecurity, and alarm management. exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.
 
About the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI)
Founded in 2007, the ISA Security Compliance Institute’s mission is to provide the highest level of assurance possible for the cyber security of automation and control systems (ACS).

 

The Institute was established by thought leaders from major organizations in the industrial automation controls community seeking to improve the cyber security posture of Critical Infrastructure for generations to come. Current ISCI Members include Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, Honeywell, Schneider Electric, Yokogawa, YPF, exida, Synopsis, CSSC, IPA-Japan TUV Rheinland, CSA Group, TUV SUD and, other global companies.

The Institute’s goals are realized through industry standards compliance programs, education, technical support, and improvements in suppliers’ development processes and users’ life cycle management practices. The ISASecure® designation independently confirms that control system products conform to the ISA/IEC 62443 cyber security standards, providing confidence to users of ISASecure certified products and systems and creating product differentiation for suppliers achieving the ISASecure designation.


About ISA
The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for its 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

 

ISA owns Automation.com, a leading online publisher of automation-related content, and is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation, an association of non-profit organizations serving as “The Voice of Automation.” Through a wholly owned subsidiary, ISA bridges the gap between standards and their implementation with the ISA Security Compliance Institute and the ISA Wireless Compliance Institute.


ISASecure® is a registered trademark of the ISA Security Compliance Institute.

Press Contacts:

Michael Brazda
Marketing and Operations Manager
919-990-9227
mbrazda@isa.org

Andre Ristaino
Managing Director
ISA100 WCI
919-990-9222
aristaino@isa.org