BSIA Publishes Guidelines to Reduce Exposure to Digital Sabotage

Infosecurity Magazine | January 14, 2019

BSIA Publishes Guidelines to Reduce Exposure to Digital Sabotage
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimize the exposure to digital sabotage of network connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security. The 335 Cyber Secure It - Best Practice Guidelines for Connected Security Systems document, designed by the Cyber Security Product Assurance Group (CySPAG) and leading industry experts, is “intended to be used as a guide by any stakeholder (designers, manufacturers, installers, maintainers, service providers and users) in the supply chain regarding connected security devices/services.” The guidelines are based on international industry best practice and refer to recognized international guidance and standards that “will assist the supply chain in their duty of care to other network users, particularly with respect to protecting the integrity of existing cybersecurity countermeasures already in place or the implementation of such countermeasures in new solutions.”

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