How to Make Building Technologies as Secure as Internet Banking: BACnet Secure Connect - the new standard for building automation security

Cybersecurity is a moving target. What is safe and secure today may not be tomorrow. This is especially true for building technologies. 

Today’s building market trends, such IoT, cloud connection and IT/OT network convergence, put the need for cybersecurity front and center. No longer just the concern of IT professionals, cyber threats can impact anyone in the building automation industry. The question how cybersecurity can be best addressed is critical. For those who own, operate or design smart buildings, a new technology is being created and standardized.


Reading time: 40 minutes

Document length: 19 pages


Key learnings from this white paper:

  • The technological evolution that led us to where we are today, starting with the BACnet standard communication protocol.
  • Examining the effect that Internet-connected devices have had on building automation, making advanced security measures necessary.
  • Insight into BACnet/SC and the benefits of incorporating it into the design of building systems.
  • Changes in the engineering and commissioning workflows and performance requirements for devices.