The IIC and GlobalPlatform Announce Liaison

By Chantal Polsonetti

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The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, announce they have agreed to a liaison to advance their shared interests.  Under the agreement, the IIC and GlobalPlatform will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet.

Joint activities between the IIC and GlobalPlatform will include:

  • The exchange of technical information to drive the rollout of security technologies and best practices for IIoT and related market segments, including:
    • Technical specifications
    • Best practices guides
    • Whitepapers
    • Use cases


  • Collaboration on joint technical and tactical activities to identify and share good security practices, including:
    • Workshops
    • Marketing activities and promotion
    • Webinars


The IIC Liaison Working Group is the gateway for formal relationships with standards and open-source organizations, consortia, alliances, certification and testing bodies and government entities/agencies.

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