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DEKRA as CTIA Authorized Testing Laboratory (CATL)

DEKRA Testing and Certification, S.A.U. has been recognized by CTIA™ as a CTIA Authorized Testing Laboratory (CATL) for CTIA Cyber Security Certification Test Plan for IoT Devices, providing additional security capabilities to the whole IoT ecosystem. These services are designed for IoT devices that connect to at least one network to exchange data with other devices, vehicles, home appliances or infrastructure elements.


CTIA manages a cybersecurity certification program for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, establishing an industry baseline for device security on wireless networks. The CTIA IoT Cybersecurity Certification Test Plan supports a variety of use cases and has three levels. The first level identifies core IoT device security features, whereas the second and third levels deal with security elements of increasing device complexity, sophistication and manageability.

“We are very proud and satisfied having obtained the recognition from CTIA as CTIA Authorized Testing Laboratory, being the first recognized laboratory in Europe.” says Fernando E. Hardasmal, Executive Vice President and Head of Service Division Product Testing at DEKRA. “This new service increases our cyber security testing and certification portfolio for IoT devices, which DEKRA continuously develops”.

“The new recognition places DEKRA as one of the leading companies for cyber security testing and certification for connected devices and offers our clients not only the ability to test, but also to profit from our extensive experience in cyber security projects.” says José Emilio Rico, Head of Cyber Security at DEKRA Testing and Certification, S.A.U.

DEKRA offers a wide scope of cyber security services for different market segments and IoT device manufacturers. Tailored cyber security testing with vulnerability analyses, penetration testing, privacy and security evaluations are some of the main services provided to customers at the moment.

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