How Eaton Enables More Powerful Cybersecurity for Remote Work


Our connected world depends on security, which cannot be overlooked with the rise of remote work. Cybersecurity challenges are now a part of everyday life. And as industries continue to introduce smart, connected technologies that link more elements of everyday life together, trust becomes increasingly important.

Eaton looks to address cyberthreats proactively via a system-wide defensive approach and an unwavering focus on the dangers malware, spyware and ransomware present across the globe. They design their products to protect against possible threats, so cybercriminals can’t get a foothold. Via their Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, they research and implement technologies that make it easier to develop, deploy and maintain products at the highest levels of cybersecurity. Here are some examples of how Eaton protects remote work environments.

Security for IoT devices

IoT connectivity exists in more places than ever, offering great opportunities for your company to generate, collect and process the data needed to inform better decisions and help assure uptime and increased revenue. But with a rise in digital connectivity comes an added level of risk, as cybercriminals seize every opportunity to work their way into businesses and homes.

Eaton is dedicated to tracking cyberthreats and offering important advice and updates to customers around the world. Their cyberexperts monitor the dangers today’s connected devices face, like WannaCry, Meltdown, Specter and “Petya” malware. Their product teams work with OEM partners to create customized solutions that conform to the latest safety protocols, helping to ensure the products people use every day remain secure.

The importance of IoT devices will grow exponentially over the coming years. That’s why it’s important to make sure your connected solutions operate securely — helping maximize efficiencies and your bottom line.

Smart home security

From lighting controls built to increase productivity to connected monitoring and alarm systems created to ensure safety, Eaton’s cybersecure products work — day in and day out — so you can focus on making connections that matter.

Because there’s no substitute for solutions that work reliably, you’ll find Eaton’s trusted cybersecure products in the connected machines, vehicles, homes and buildings that make living safer and more efficient, while also enabling remote work. Eaton’s connected system solutions for homes and commercial buildings are designed to work without service interruptions and expensive callbacks. Their security solutions protect against threats in today’s most complex and challenging environments. And their products for the healthcare industry help facilities securely deliver superior care while reducing operational costs.

Eaton’s secure-by-design philosophy

With over 8.4 billion connected devices in the market and forecasts suggesting 75.4 billion worldwide by 2025, you just can’t take chances with cybersecurity. With top-of-their-field experts and products and services designed and tested at specialized labs, Eaton devices are ready to take cybercriminals head on.

Eaton’s “secure-by-design” philosophy assures that their products meet rigourous cybersecurity and safety design and testing standards. Their cyberexperts meet and exceed competencies recognized by international standards organizations. Eaton’s cybersecurity processes and secure development lifecycle are integrated into product development and guide their labs, procurement and design teams. And customized testing procedures help ensure their products comply with industry cybersecurity standards.

Cybersecurity doesn’t happen by accident; with continuously evolving system complexities, threat scenarios and technologies, it’s a never-ending journey. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to staying ahead of the curve when it comes to cybersecurity standards. 

“We view security as a continuous journey as product complexities, threat scenarios and technology evolve. Our approach is designed to safeguard products across the entire product development lifecycle.”

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