Signify gains security certification for connected lighting development

7th May 2020

(Netherlands) – Signify the first lighting company to gain such certification.

Signify has become the first lighting company worldwide to be awarded the security certification for its connected lighting development process by DEKRA.

This confirms the company’s development of connected lighting systems is based on a certified secure development process, and illustrates the company’s commitment to embedding security in all aspects of its innovations, productions, systems and services.

Central elements of the process (IEC62443-4-1) include a threat analysis based on the use case scenario, and a product development process that ensures all identified security requirements are implemented, verified, tested and documented with traceability. Signify has satisfied all requirements of this process, as well as demonstrating its ability to react fast and appropriately to newly discovered security vulnerabilities and publish security updates in a reliable manner.

International organisation DEKRA evaluated Signify’s development process on the IEC 62443-3-1 fundamental security requirements. “We are proud to award the IECEE CB and DEKRA Seal certification to Signify. As global partner for a safe, connected world, we know that security is key in today’s world. The IEC 62443 standards are the perfect tools to ensure safety and security at work, home and on the road,” said Bram Holtus, Managing Director of DEKRA Certification.

Harsh Chitale, Business Group Leader Professional at Signify, added: “Connected lighting systems are core to our business and our future. This DEKRA certification is testament to our commitment to provide our customers with the most secure connected lighting products, systems and services. All of which are built on a strong foundation of industry standards, governance and procedures.

“As a growing group of businesses and governments are implementing connected technologies, maintaining the highest standards of security are both crucial and invaluable to us.”