CNC SINUMERIK – Industrial Security
The innovative, secure CNC system platform
The protection of intellectual property, secure network access and high system availability are essential to meet the requirements arising in our age of global networking. The Ethernet connections of machine tools extend more and more often into the field level. This provides numerous benefits for automation, but also entails risks for the operating process, the product quality and the company’s profit. SINUMERIK provides a defense-in-depth security concept which reliably protects the system against potential hazards and comprehensively protects the production systems.
Overview about the technology
SINUMERIK controllers provide several security functions:
Integrated firewall with package check
Know-how protection for NCK/HMI Open Architecture and PLC program
Role-based user authentication
Robustness of interfaces
Support for antivirus scanner
Depending on their performance class, SINUMERIK controllers provide the corresponding integrated security functions such that you can protect your investments against unauthorized access and modifications:
Via a 7-stage protection level concept, you can protect your machine against unauthorized access. By entering the configured access data (password), you are granted access to various services, such as web server.