Intertek okayed as authorized testing lab for cybersecurity certification of IoT devices

Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has announced that two of its Connected World testing laboratories have been approved by CTIA, the voice of America´s wireless industry, as authorized testing labs (CATL´s) for the CTIA Cybersecurity Certification Test Plan for IoT Devices, the company said.

With this approval, Intertek facilities in Lexington, Kentucky and Rockville, Maryland will be able to test and certify connected devices to CTIA´s specifications for cybersecurity.

The CTIA IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program is designed to help improve security for connected devices, protecting consumers and data while creating a more secure foundation for the IoT. To obtain cybersecurity certification, manufacturers and developers must submit a certification request to CTIA and indicate their chosen CATL, who will then test the product according to the CTIA test plan. Intertek experts in Lexington and Rockville will utilize state-of-the-art technology and years of experience to conduct technical assessments, prepare the test reports, and final submission to CTIA. Successful completion of all testing and reporting criteria will result in CTIA IoT Cybersecurity certification.

Intertek´s network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 44,000 people in more than 100 countries delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers´ operations and supply chains. I