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Security Requirements

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    Last Modified: September 6, 2017

    Implement the following measures to protect against manipulation or corruption of the safety system.

    • Determine and implement levels of access for hardware and software elements of the safety system.
    • Transfer data only over secure connections.
    • Limit personnel access to the C Series Functional Safety modules and the CompactRIO controller.
    • Use locked enclosures to house the C Series Functional Safety modules and the CompactRIO controller.
    • Implement operator authentication protections for software and network connections.
    • Apply network segmentation strategies, such as firewalls or VPN.
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    For detailed information about security best practices for CompactRIO systems, visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code safetysecurity.


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