Cybersecurity is the topic that all companies are dealing with today. With its "Defense in Depth" as comprehensive protection concept, Siemens provides answers in form of an in-depth defense based on the recommendations of IEC 62443 in industrial automation.
Network security is a crucial component of the Industrial Security concept. It means protection of automation networks from unauthorized access. It includes control of all interfaces, for example, between office and plant networks or remote maintenance access to the Internet and can be implemented by means of firewalls and setup of a DMZ (demilitarized zone = zone shielded by enhanced security measures), if necessary.