News and Events

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 31, 2014

HP TippingPoint NGFW Granted Certication

The HP TippingPoint Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) has been tested and granted certification for meeting ICSA Labs’ Network Firewall - Enterprise Criteria v4.2 requirements.  These include, in part, basic firewall, High Availability, VoIP and IPv6 requirements.  View the product's certification listing and report here.

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.

June 20, 2013

Infosecurity Professional - Interview with George Japak

George Japak, managing director of ICSA Labs, discusses testing, certification and security challenges in a Q&A interview with Infosecurity Professional's Joyce Chutchian.

July 17, 2012

Dell SonicWALL Receives First Next-Generation Firewall Evaluation From ICSA Labs

Dell SonicWALL -- a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting -- has completed ICSA Labs’ next-generation firewall evaluation. After thorough testing, ICSA Labs reports that the capabilities evaluated for the Dell SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance Series function securely, with a high percentage of coverage.

June 22, 2012

The Flame Reality & Swiss Cheese Security

The worst hack is the one you don’t know about

January 4, 2012

When Ages and Revolutions Converge

One thing that’s clear is that viruses evolve in distinct ages and follow patterns. They come into existence in response to some new technology then spread and cause mischief for some years until an extinction-level event occurs and wipes them out briefly. That is, until a new technology breathes life into them again...

December 15, 2011

Constant Connectivity, Proliferation of Mobile Devices and Applications Will Create More Security Concerns in 2012

ICSA Labs recommends that businesses and consumers guard against 13 security threats in 2012...

April 22, 2011

Verizon Launches 2011 Data Breach Investigation Report – What Does It Mean for You?

On April 19, Verizon issued its much-anticipated 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). This report has become the seminal report for the security community, and is eagerly awaited for each year...