Validated security updates for ABB Distributed Control Systems

Keep your control system updated and protected with validated Microsoft® security updates and verified 3rd party Antivirus files

  • ABB reviews, tests and validates Microsoft® security updates and Microsoft® Service packs for relevance and system compatibility with ABB control system software
  • McAfee® and Symantec™ updates, scan engines and virus definition files are verified by ABB for relevance and system compatibility with ABB control system software

Automation Software Maintenance is the exclusive way for ABB control system users to receive these validated Microsoft security patches and Anti-virus verification reports.

ABB offers two options for customers how to receive these files:

  • Users can log on to My Control System platform and download the files

  • The ABB System Update Service distributes the files daily to customer sites in a secure way. This scheduled process can be fully automated without manual interaction


  • Control system software up-to-date and protected against cyber threats
  • Improved system availability, performance and reliability with predictable costs
  • Higher productivity through enhanced software functionality
  • User efforts in evaluation, installing and testing of security patches and updates minimized
  • Reduced risk of introducing an unauthorized patch into a running system 
  • Enhanced security against cyber-attacks and cyber threats

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