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Universal Douglas Earns UL 2900 Cybersecurity Certification for Network- Connectable Products

Universal Douglas Earns UL 2900 Cybersecurity Certification for Network- Connectable Products

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UL Awards Universal Douglas’ Dialog® Lighting Control Unit with UL 2900-1 Standard for its Cybersecurity Assurance Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 24, 2022)Universal Douglas, leading manufacturer and provider of commercial lighting and controls solutions, today announced that its industry-leading Dialog® Lighting Control Unit (WLC-4150-SC) received the UL 2900-1 Standard for Software Cybersecurity Network-Connectable Products from the global safety science organization.

The Dialog Lighting Control Unit, a large touchscreen used for changing system settings, is an updated component to Universal Douglas’ Dialog System, a digital, centralized and programmable lighting control system for entire floors, buildings and large multi-building applications. The UL 2900-1 Standard, which is part of UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program, covers evaluations and tests of network-connectable devices as it relates to vulnerabilities, malware and software weaknesses.

“UL is the standard-bearer for product safety, and the organization’s expertise as it relates to IoT cybersecurity is world-renowned,” said Anthony Lee, product manager at Universal Douglas. “Universal Douglas is proud to earn the UL 2900-1 Standard for our Dialog Lighting Control Unit. In today’s environment, it is vital that connected systems, like advanced digital lighting control solutions, have gone through comprehensive tests and evaluations to ensure they are safe from the increasing cybersecurity threats the world is facing.”
Additionally, the ioXt Alliance, the global standard for IoT Security, has evaluated and certified the Dialog Lighting Control Unit against its Security Pledge, which is a set of standards that bring security, upgradability and transparency to the market.

Furthermore, Universal Douglas’ Dialog Lighting Control Unit has been recognized by the DesignLights Consortium (DLC), a non-profit organization aimed at improving energy efficiency, lighting quality and the human experience in the built environment, by meeting the standards for its Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements Version 5 (NLC5) with these security improvements.

For more information on Universal Douglas’ Dialog Lighting Control Unit (WLC-4150-SC), contact us at

About Universal Douglas
Universal Douglas—formerly Universal Douglas Lighting Americas, Inc. (UDLA)—manufactures and commercializes scalable lighting and controls solutions. A combined entity of Universal Lighting Technologies and Douglas Lighting Controls, Universal Douglas enables customers with LED products for upgrades, retrofits, connected lighting, centralized/decentralized digital lighting control systems, and IoT digital services integration with easy-to-install and use components. With 125 years of combined experience, the company is recognized for its North American manufacturing and an award-winning commitment to quality. An innovator in digital lighting design for the future, Universal Douglas helps customers create an end-to-end vertical lighting ecosystem with efficiency, flexibility, and control. Learn more about Universal Douglas at
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