Siemens in Sweden chooses to expand knowledge on IEC 62443

Last week, from April 3th to April 6th, Finspång, Sweden was the scene of an extensive training for the internationally renowned cyber security standard IEC 62443. The Swedish branch of Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB received several days of training on this standard. The training was given by cyber security solution provider Hudson Cybertec, internationally recognized as subject matter expert for the IEC 62443.


Introduction to the IEC 62443

During the first day of the training, a large part of the employees of the service & maintenance, automation, internal IT and project departments, received an extensive introduction in the IEC 62443. The session elaborated on the importance of the IEC 62443 for the organization as well as what the standard can bring Siemens, being a supplier to companies in the critical infrastructure.

Furthermore, several parts of the standard were highlighted and attention was given to the differences between the IT and OT domain. After the session, the almost 60 participants were very enthusiastic about the possibilities that the IEC 62443 standard offers them.

Extensive training


The other 3 days, an international audience, with participants from Sweden, Finland and Denmark, took part in an extensive training about the IEC 62443 standard. During these days topics were covered in-depth and there were practical exercises, built on several cases.

With the training, the participants from the various business establishments of Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB laid down a solid base for managing cyber security within their companies. The organization makes a flying start in increasing the levels of cyber security.

Positive experience

The overall event was received very positive by the participants. Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB and Hudson Cybertec look back at a very successful and fruitful week. After the event, Siemens expressed that the organization gets a lot of added value from the received training program. The organization will continue gaining experience with the IEC 62443.

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IEC 62443 Standard

The IEC 62443 standard offers your organization tools to improve the digital security and safety of your IACS environment. Implementation of the standard improves the cybersecurity level of your organization's OT / ICS / SCADA environment.

The IEC 62443 is the international cybersecurity standards framework for operational technology (OT). The framework consists of a collection of standards, technical reports and related information for securing Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS).

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Hudson Cybertec’s IEC 62443 Competence Center has extensive experience with this standard. We play an active role in the development of the standard, actively promote it internationally and have developed a training program around the IEC 62443.

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It is becoming increasingly important for organizations to be able to demonstrate that the digital security of the OT environment is in accordance with standards frameworks. It is therefore possible to certify (parts of) your IACS environment according to IEC 62443.

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If you want to know more about this standard and need training on how to apply it within your own organization or at your clients, Hudson Cybertec has a number of very interesting training courses for you.

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The IEC 62443 standard provides organizations with tools to improve the digital security and safety of OT / ICS / SCADA environments.

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