Siemens provides products and solutions with industrial security functions that support the
secure operation of plants, solutions, machines, equipment and/or networks. They are
important components in a holistic industrial security concept. With this in mind, Siemens'
products and solutions undergo continuous development. Siemens recommends strongly
that you regularly check for product updates.
For the secure operation of Siemens products and solutions, it is necessary to take suitable
preventive action (e.g. cell protection concept) and integrate each component into a holistic,
state-of-the-art industrial security concept. Third-party products that may be in use should
also be considered. For more information about industrial security, visit this address
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Danger as a result of unsafe operating states resulting from software manipulation
Software manipulation (e.g. by viruses, Trojan horses, malware, worms) can cause unsafe
operating states to develop in your installation which can result in death, severe injuries
and/or material damage.
• Keep the software up to date.
• Incorporate the automation and drive components into a holistic, state-of-the-art
• Make sure that you include all installed products into the holistic industrial security
CU230P-2 Control Units
Compact Operating Instructions, 01/2016, A5E37058917B AA
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industrial security concept for the installation or machine.
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Fundamental safety instructions
1.2 Industrial security