Legrand, global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, today announced that its building control systems (Legrand BCS) division has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, the world’s renowned standard for information security management systems. This certification confirms that Legrand BCS has achieved the most rigorous international standards for protection and security within the software and firmware used for its connected devices, embedded systems, and IT systems that are created at its Carlsbad, Calif.; Pleasant Grove, Utah; and Richardson, Texas, R&D facilities. This includes the company’s Legrand Shading Systems, Vantage, and Wattstopper brands.
“This certification validates the time and effort we’ve put into ensuring that our customers have end-to-end secure technology solutions,” said Adam Murano, VP Software Excellence at Legrand BCS. “For us, that includes meeting any and every measure for information security when using our products. Not only will specifiers, end-users, and homeowners feel safer and more secure, but this will also help streamline the bidding process. We are proud to be among only the most elite technology manufacturers that have met what is one of the most prestigious cybersecurity standards in the market.”
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards, and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Legrand BCS’ certification was issued by one of the world’s leading bodies, Bureau Veritas — a globally accredited specialist in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services — upon successfully completing the formal audit process. This certification is evidence that Legrand BCS has met all the rigorous international standards for ensuring the security and protection of employee data, customer data, financials, intellectual property, third-party data, cybersecurity, cryptography, and data privacy, as set forth by the standard.