Spirent, Certification Labs to define open standard for network security testing performance

Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT) is helping to define a new open standard for testing enterprise network security performance, the company said.

Spirent is collaborating with top network security appliance and services vendors and certification labs in this initiative, which will offer a new level of network security metrics for a growing industry that is demanding more insightful, precise and non-proprietary performance evaluation practices.

An open security performance standard offers several advantages for enterprises, equipment manufacturers and service providers.

Spirent Communications is a provider of assessment, validation, and monitoring solutions that test and verify the performance and security of enterprise network and application infrastructures in a broad range of environments, including enterprise, IoT, automotive, mobility, and critical infrastructures. Global 2000 customers in government, industry, healthcare, and financial services employ Spirent Security products and services to ensure an unsurpassed service experience while reducing churn, increasing revenue, and strengthening market share.