Cyber threats and security compromises directed at building and facility control systems remain one of the most dynamic issues in the building automation industry today. Buildings are highly susceptible to cyber threats, hacking and viruses.

We have seen the number of cyber related incidents and discoveries of building automation software vulnerabilities ramp up. Cyber threats within the building environment are becoming more frequent and sophisticated and we are now at a point where we should be concerned. Gone are the days of “security through obscurity.”