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August 18, 2015

Striking a Balance Between Privacy and Technology -- Navigating the Microsoft 10 “Free” Upgrade

The widely covered launch of Windows 10 has elicited numerous warnings from privacy advocates and online security experts in recent weeks.  Why?

July 9, 2015

Protecting Your Mobile Phone from Ransomware [PART 2]

As consumers increasingly turn to their mobile phones for shopping, banking, working and internet browsing, cybercriminals have similarly begun to evolve their tactics to keep up with the growth in mobile phone usage.

July 7, 2015

Protecting your PC from Ransomware [PART 1]

Once the ransomware invades your PC, it encrypts your machine and freezes all of your documents, photos and music - literally holding it for ransom.

June 25, 2015

ICSA Labs Certified Products

Congratulations to Barracuda, Cybera, Check Point D-Link, Dell Sonic WALL, F5 Networks, Fortinet, Huawei, Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. and Trend Micro!

April 20, 2015

Excellence in Information Security Testing Award Winners - 2015

ICSA Labs will be issuing Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) awards on Monday, April 20 at 6pm PST in the Verizon Booth (N3101) at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The awards recognize clients that have achieved successful completion of 10, 15, or 20 years of continuous ICSA Labs information security testing.

April 20, 2015

Why Certify? The Significance of ICSA Labs Certification

When it comes to security, many vendors consider certification of its products by an independent organization an option, not a requirement. However, third party testing is an important element when a company is deciding on technology solutions that are part of its security management program.

April 14, 2015

Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report Released

Prepare your enterprise to conduct individualized self-assessments of risk, so you can make realistic decisions on how to avoid cyber threats. The 2015 DBIR expands its investigation into nine common threat patterns and sizes up the effects of all types of data breaches, from small data disclosures to events that hit the headlines.

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March 24, 2015

Smart Devices Pose Dumb Security Risks

Someone has to take responsibility for the security and privacy issues attendant to the Internet of Things. In this guest essay posted on ThirdCertainty, George Japak, managing director of ICSA Labs, a vendor-neutral testing and certification organization, outlines who that should be.

January 30, 2015

ICSA Labs Certified Products - January 2015

Congratulations to Barracuda Networks, Cyberoam Technologies, F5 Networks, MicroWorld Technologies and Sophos!

October 30, 2014

Q&A: George Japak of ICSA Labs Offers Advice around NCSA Month

George Japak, managing director of ICSA Labs and Verizon’s HIPAA security officer, discusses his thoughts on NCSA month and offers important advice to help enterprises and consumers stay vigilant when it comes to cybersecurity.