Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (10 October 2019) – The ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) announces today that DNV GL - Digital Solutions has signed an agreement to conduct cybersecurity certification assessments as an ISO/IEC 17065 accredited ISASecure® certification body.
The ISASecure certification program, developed within the International Society of Automation, certifies conformance to the ISA/IEC 62443 series of internationally adopted industrial cybersecurity standards. ISASecure assesses industrial automation and control products and systems to ensure they are robust against network attacks, free from known vulnerabilities, and meet the security capabilities defined in the ISA/IEC 62443 standards.
All ISASecure certifications are conducted by globally recognized ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification bodies.
DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, it enables its customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.
Through its agreement with the ISASecure program, DNV GL will become the third certification body within the ISASecure certification program in South East Asia. The ISASecure program—which currently has ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification bodies in the US, Japan, Germany, and soon, Canada—is rapidly expanding its global reach through additional agreements with certification bodies around the globe who are in the accreditation process.
“At DNV GL, we’re dedicated to improving maritime and energy sector safety and integrity, and providing high-quality certification services. Companies rely on DNV GL to manage their critical risks and demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards,” says Mathias Steck, Regional Manager, Digital Hub, Asia at DNV GL - Digital Solutions. “By joining the ISASecure program, we’re able to meet our customers’ growing demand for automation and control system cybersecurity using the internationally accepted, consensus-based ISA/IEC 62443 standards.”
Andre Ristaino, Managing Director of the ISASecure Program, commented, “We’re pleased to welcome DNV GL as an ISASecure certification body. As an international company with a solid reputation, DNV GL provides additional credibility to the ISASecure program; and enables companies in their region to do business locally and extends global coverage for cybersecurity certification of automation.”