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The BAS industry is currently in the midst of transforming its posture with respect to cybersecurity. This move comes after years of the reality that BAS systems are secure mostly because they are stand-alone, and not part of the enterprise information systems.
the rapid transformation of BAS systems into an integral part of
corporate networks and ultimately falling under the scope of IT and
CISO organizations, the BAS industry as a whole has the opportunity to
transform its image and make sure it is not regarded as the security
hazard on the digital infrastructure.
Fortunately for us, we are not alone with this problem. Other industries are made up of a similarly lengthy and diverse supply chain, and the tool that many industries are using is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1 released by NIST in 2018.
purpose of the NIST Framework fits exactly with the need for different
buildings-focused stakeholder groups to be aligned when it comes to
creating secure buildings. It thus makes sense for us to use the
Framework to map out how the BAS industry should view its role.
The NIST Framework will be at the core of the discussions at the New Deal Cybersecurity Summit in Orlando, February 4, 2020, at the sidelines of the annual, industry-gathering AHR Expo and ASHRAE Winter Meeting.
Read more in the full article on the New Deal Blog.
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