The ioXt Alliance, the Global Standard for IoT Security, has announced that major technology companies and manufacturers have certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program. Devices certified secure by the ioXt Alliance include cell phones, smart home, lighting controls, IoT Bluetooth, smart retail, portable medical, pet trackers, routers and automotive technology.
Focused on security, upgradability and transparency, the ioXt Certification Program evaluates a device against each of the eight ioXt pledge principles with clear guidelines for quantifying the appropriate level of security needed for a specific device within a product category. A wide range of products certified include those in the Smart Home, Smart Building, Mobile/Cellular and Connected Automotive Categories.
Bureau Veritas’ 7layers in Germany has been authorized by the ioXt Alliance as one of the test labs to offer third-party testing to verify the compliance of IoT devices. As one of the ioXt Alliance labs, Bureau Veritas can perform testing required for devices to be certified by the Alliance. Devices then receive the ioXt SmartCert after meeting or exceeding the requirements in its designated product category. In addition to performing ioXt compliance testing, Bureau Veritas’ 7layers is also a Contributor Member of the ioXt Alliance.
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As a global testing and certification services provider within the IoT world, Bureau Veritas has a deep history in compliance and security testing and is well-versed in the definition of the ioXt Alliance security standards.
Backed by global centers of technical competence and wireless / technical specialists around the world, Bureau Veritas can support IoT device manufacturers comply with ioXt security requirements whilst effectively identifying common known vulnerabilities in connected devices and products.