From the component to the production plant: cyber security according to IEC 62443

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For companies in the field of industrial production, the necessity of cyber security is beyond question in order to ensure the sustainable success of Industry 4.0. The IEC 62443 series of standards has established itself as the standard for industrial cyber security. The three-part series of events in the form of an online seminar is aimed at manufacturers of automation components and plant engineers. Both companies without experience in the area of IEC 62443 and those with experience are welcome to attend.

Online seminar 1: From component to plant

1)    Overview IEC 62443 for component manufacturers and plant engineers (Fraunhofer IOSB-INA)

2)    How component manufacturers and plant engineers come together with use cases (secuvera GmbH)

3)    Risk analysis in plant engineering (Phoenix Contact)

4)    Open round (needs, questions and discussions)

Date:  05.08.20, 14:00 - 16:00

Number of participants:  unlimited


Online Seminar 2: Safe Development Process

a)     Field report: Certified development process according to 62443-4-1 (Phoenix Contact)

b)     Detection and handling of vulnerabilities in the context 62443 (CERT@VDE)

c)     Field report of a certification body (TÜV NORD CERT)

d)    Open round (needs, questions and discussions)

Date:  02.09.20, 14:00 - 16:00

Number of participants:  unlimited


Presentation: From component to production line

The content and agenda will be published following the two online events and will be tailored to your needs and feedback.

Date:  December 2020

A series of events in cooperation:

The first two dates are given as an online seminar. Microsoft Teams will be used for the implementation. If you do not have MS Teams, you can start the event via access link in any web browser. You will be informed of the access link in a separate e-mail. Participation is free of charge within the framework of Digital in NRW and the number of participants is unlimited.