Advanced Threat Defense - Email

Every quarter, ICSA Labs tests email security solutions that are designed to protect enterprises from new & little-known malicious threats in email.

Secure SD-WAN

In this annual testing program we test your SD-WAN solution’s support for multiple WAN paths, dynamic path selection and auto-provisioning of edge devices.  We also test that it is invulnerable to attack and provides its SD-WAN features securely.


ICSA Labs annually tests that VPN products interoperate with others in accordance with the IKEv2 and IPsec standards. For VPNs that support certificate-based signatures, ICSA Labs tests certificate installation & validation. Testing also verifies that cryptographic algorithms are properly implemented and that products are resistant to known IPsec VPN attacks.


Web Application Firewalls

In annual WAF testing, ICSA Labs attempts to defeat or circumvent the WAF product's security policy. Attacks used in testing include DoS, buffer overflow, cross site scripting (XSS), cross site request forgery (CSRF), improper input validation, session mismanagement, information leakage, and other web application threats.


In annual SSL-TLS VPN testing of products providing secure remote access to corporate resources, ICSA Labs tests that the different operation modes work properly, including a web-based Reverse Web Proxy and a Layer 3 VPN tunnel. Proper implementation of TLS, management/validation of certificates, enforcement of auth policies, and session control and cleanup are also examined.

Mobile Device Platform Security Testing

ICSA Labs tests the built-in security functions in smart phones and tablets for cellular service providers/carriers and mobile device manufacturers.

ONC Health IT

As an Accredited Test Lab and Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), ICSA Labs is authorized by the US government to test and certify Health Information Technology products that support Meaningful Use.


As malware increases and evolves, third-party testing by ICSA Labs is increasingly important.  That's why ICSA Labs performs monthly testing of endpoint and network-based anti-malware products.

Advanced Threat Defense (ATD)

ICSA Labs performs quarterly security testing of solutions that are designed to protect enterprises from new & little-known malicious threats.


In firewall testing ICSA Labs annually tests that the network firewall is stateful and can enforce a security policy.  We also test that the firewall itself can withstand attacks, including DoS attacks.

IoT Security & Privacy

Depending on the kind of IoT device/sensor, ICSA Labs first chooses a suitable set of testing elements from its "IoT Security Testing Framework."  The labs then tests to determine if the IoT device/sensor includes adequate security for its intended application and environment.

Custom Testing

Custom testing services offer customized, 3rd party, expert evaluation and certification testing services designed to meet the specific needs of vendors and corporations.

Network Attached Peripherals

NAPS will verify that a network attached peripheral will not introduce vulnerabilities to the network where it is installed, and is not vulnerable to exploitation itself, while still providing its intended services to users.

Network IPS

We annually test intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to see how well they protect against client and server-side attacks aimed at high severity vulnerabilities in enterprise software and how well the product protects against evasion techniques.

what's new

Citrix ADC WAF 14020 maintains ICSA Labs Web Application Firewall Certification

May 24, 2021
After recent security testing, the Citrix ADC WAF 14020 met all of ICSA Labs' web app firewall security testing requirements thereby retaining ICSA Labs WAF Certification  Congratulations Citrix!

Citrix System's Citrix SD-WAN 1100 Standard Edition attains ICSA Labs Firewall Certification

May 10, 2021

Congratulations Citrix! The Citrix SD-WAN 1100 Standard Edition met all of ICSA Labs' requirements during security testing to attain ICSA Labs Firewall Certification

Penta Security Systems WAPPLES Product Family attains ICSA Labs Web Application Firewall Certification

May 7, 2021

Congratulations Penta Security Systems! The WAPPLES Product Family met all of ICSA Labs' requirements during security testing to attain ICSA Labs Web Application Firewall Certification

SonicWall TZ, NSa, NSsp, NSv Firewalls retain ICSA Labs Enterprise Firewall Certification

May 4, 2021
Following successful security testing, the SonicWall SuperMassive 9400 met all of ICSA Labs' enterprise firewall requirements. As a result, both it and the other models comprising the SonicWall TZ, NSa, NSsp, NSv Firewalls retained ICSA Labs Firewall Certification

Q1 2021 Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) Testing Results Posted

April 15, 2021

High-profile security breaches are in the news. Is your organization protected against unknown and little-known malicious threats? Security solutions from these 7 makers of security products passed ICSA Labs Q1 2021 advanced threat defense (ATD) testing: Trend Micro, SonicWall, Sequretek, RevBits, Juniper Networks, GoSecure, & AhnLab.  Refer to

30 years of security testing

Read our report commemorating twenty-five years of ICSA Labs security testing. The report documents ICSA Labs' quarter century of testing experience, evolution, and explains how our security testing benefits the security industry and enterprises alike.

2020 testing awards

Excellence in Information Security Testing
ICSA Labs' EIST awards recognize vendors for outstanding achievement in the area of information security certification testing with ICSA Labs. The awards are presented annually to makers of security products that achieve five, ten, fifteen or twenty years of continuous security testing with ICSA Labs. Visit the EIST Awards page for more information on current and previous award winners.