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 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.

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...

April 4, 2011

Ixia, ICSA Labs, and SonicWALL to Hold Network Security Testing Day; Media Invited

Companies Working Together to Standardize Network Security Testing.

February 24, 2011

Confused about new Texas Law, Title 10, Section 2059.060? Read the law itself.

The state of Texas recently had a law go into effect (on Dec. 1, 2010) that impacts the security product testing industry, including ICSA Labs. The law has attracted a significant amount of attention, some of which is inaccurate...