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ENDNOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT | Kevin J. Cosgriff

ENDNOTES FROM THE PRESIDENT | Kevin J. Cosgriff

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry. Chances are you are reading this indoors. We spend almost our entire lives in buildings. Whether at home at work, learning in school, or recuperating at a hospital, buildings are integral to our lives. Consequently, NEMA and electrical manufacturers are working to make sure we are safe, healthy, and productive in those buildings. Here is a snapshot of some of the important work at NEMA to improve building performance: Improving…

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NEMA, ISA Announce New Building Systems Cybersecurity Program

NEMA, ISA Announce New Building Systems Cybersecurity Program

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry. Kirk Anderson, Industry Director, NEMA During a recent Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group meeting, representatives from the Department of Defense (DOD), International Society of Automation (ISA), and National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) outlined a new program to address the growing risk of unprotected and underprotected building control systems in the U.S. and abroad. Building Read more […]

BACnet Secure Connect: An IoT Twist on an Established Protocol

BACnet Secure Connect: An IoT Twist on an Established Protocol

This piece was originally published in the July/August 2019 issue of electroindustry. Scott Ziegenfus, Systems Architect, Hubbell Lighting Even though it’s not published yet, it’s possible you’ve heard something about BACnet Secure Connect (BACnet/SC), which has sparked a significant amount of buzz in the building systems industry. The name itself triggers curiosity. Here are some questions you may be asking: How secure is it? How different is it from the BACnet we use today? Read more […]