Safe and secure!

  • Client

    Balluf GmbH

  • Services

    For securely communicating data between the object level and company IT systems.

  • Technologies

    Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives

  • Dates



As a component of the IUNO investigate venture, computerization master Balluff and its accomplices are building up a RFID (radio recurrence distinguishing proof) arrangement dependent on OPC-UA for safely conveying information between the article level and friends IT frameworks.

By progressively organizing creation forms, the fourth mechanical upheaval offers various focal points. In any case, there is a drawback, with various new dangers developing because of security escape clauses.

Just excessively mindful of this issue, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is loaning its help to IUNO - Germany's national reference venture for IT security in Industry 4.0.

In the course of recent years, the organizations partaking in the task have recognized dangers and dangers for keen production lines, formulated defensive measures, and effectively actualized four application situations focused on secure information, administrations, forms and systems administration.

As far as secure procedures, the organizations have fundamentally centered around two dangers. Initially, the risk that programmers posture to generation forms and, also, the test of guaranteeing a workpiece dependably finishes the correct course fabricating and can be distinguished consistently. "The thought is to guarantee that elective courses can be found if a bottleneck happens underway. This requires 'route frameworks' for workpieces,"" clarifies Oliver Pütz-Gerbig, Product Manager for RFID and Locating at Balluff GmbH.

As a major aspect of this task, Balluff collaborated with WIBU Systems, which has practical experience in ensuring and permitting programming and documentation, to enable the Homag To gathering, a maker of carpentry machines, to build up secure procedures for tweaked creation. By fastidiously examining each procedure venture inside furniture generation, the members had the capacity to determine and greatly actualize suitable defensive measures.

Additionally, the OPC-UA convention is presently utilized underway with end-to-end encryption to prevent would-be spies from taking or messing with information, along these lines guaranteeing correspondence is protected and secure.


Balluf GmbH,Neuhausen,Germany