detect and consider developments in the field of control devices at an early stage concerning safety and security of machines in a comprehensible and user-appropriate manner and promote qualified discussion between interested persons.
present expert know-how in practice-oriented seminars:
take control devices as an important element of machines into an integrated consideration
co-design the international standardization if possible and transfer new findings on an international level
elaborate a practical guideline to raise awareness for safety and security describing types and application of control devices: what has the control device to do and with whom has it to communicate? A message for customers: make your networks safe. The manufacturers of components should give advise but will not be responsible.