News and Events

January 12, 2018

High levels of Locky Ransomware in .7z archives during Q4 2017

It was once only a pipedream that a security product would be able to detect unknown, new malware.  But as highlighted by ICSA Labs’ quarterly-recurring advanced threat defense (ATD) security certification testing, there is in fact a short list of security vendors that not only detect new threats, but do it well

October 11, 2017

Ransomware Higher During Q3 Advanced Threat Defense Testing

ICSA Labs encourages enterprises to consider the results of its quarterly advanced threat defense (ATD) security testing and to demand only ICSA Labs certified ATD solutions. In ATD and the related ATD-Email testing, ICSA Labs tests to see how well security vendor solutions detect new and little-known malicious threats. Testing for Q3 2017 just recently concluded and the results are posted.

January 7, 2017

Today's Hottest Threats

As reported in the press, Ransomware was hot in 2016. That rings true - and is reflected in - ICSA Labs' standard ATD and ATD-Email testing. Received spam emails with Ransomware numbered upwards of 30,000 per day in both the Q2 and Q3 2016 test cycles and nearly 70,000 per day in the Q4 2016 test cycle. Read the full article. 

December 12, 2016

FireEye Network Security achieves Advanced Threat Defense certification

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced that FireEye Network Security (NX) achieved Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) certification in the latest round of independent testing from ICSA Labs, a leading third-party testing and certification body and an independent division of Verizon.

>>Read the full press release

August 30, 2016

Why is Advanced Threat Defense Important? Q&A with Jack Walsh of ICSA Labs

Jack Walsh, new initiatives & mobility programs manager at ICSA Labs discusses the latest rounds of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) certification testing, and the security products being created to help protect end users against previously unknown threats.

August 15, 2016

Seeing ransomware before it strikes

At ICSA Labs, we’ve seen a tremendous spike in ransomware during the 2nd quarter of 2016.

March 17, 2016

Understanding the benefits of ICSA Labs certification

Knowing the benefits of certification is important for security product vendors and enterprises to understand. The first step is to understand what certification is and what it is not.

January 20, 2016

ICSA Labs Certified Products - Q4 2015

Congratulations!

  • AhnLab Inc.
  • AVAST Software
  • Barracuda Networks
  • Cisco
  • Comodo Security Solutions
  • Dell SonicWALL
  • Fortinet
  • Gajshield Infotech
  • Hillstone Networks
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Penta Security Systems
  • Radware
  • Sophos
  • Symantec
  • Trend Micro
  • Watchguard Technologies
  • ZyXEL Communications! 

More Information

January 7, 2016

Enterprises Can Benefit from ICSA Labs Advanced Threat Defense Testing

As threats change, security product vendors hurry to keep pace.  Enterprises wonder whether commercial advanced threat defense (ATD) solutions will be able to keep up with the ever-evolving threatscape...

December 21, 2015

Understanding the Samples Sources and Methodology Used in Advanced Threat Defense Testing

A number of malicious sample sources feed into ICSA Labs’ Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) testing...