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.

February 10, 2017

Canary's CTO discusses the value of IoT Security Certification

Canary Connect, Inc. is a video-driven home security company that helps consumers safeguard their home by sending alerts to an app on a smartphone when activity is detected. It was important to Canary that the Canary All-in-One security solution was substantiated by security professionals. Chris Rill, co-founder and CTO of Canary, discusses the value of IoT Device Security Certification offered by ICSA Labs.

February 19, 2017 - February 23, 2017

HIMSS 17

Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FLA US
ICSA Labs at HIMSS 17

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 19, 2016

Smart door locks, fitness bands, home security cameras, oh my! 5 tips for consumers to protect themselves

Because of technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), our lives are different today and better in so many ways. However, the IoT also comes with security and privacy-related imperfections. ICSA Labs offers five practical security and privacy tips for consumers of IoT technology including fitness bands, smart home door locks, and the like...

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.

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December 8, 2016

Can the Internet of Things be Secured?

December 5, 2016

Exposing IoT Weaknesses - Before your consumer products unwittingly join a malicious DDoS Botnet

The Mirai botnet was used to carry out a DDoS attack in late October against one of the Internet’s domain name service (DNS) providers, Dyn, resulting in an Internet disruption for many.  It wasn’t the first time this botnet, comprised of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, was used in a DDoS attack... 

November 30, 2016

ICSA Labs Affirms Radware's DDoS Mitigation Software and Testing Methodology

The ICSA Labs audit report additionally highlighted DefensePro’s ability to detect and mitigate 30 different scenarios in 8 sections ranging from application-layer DoS/DDoS floods to mitigating brute force, to handling SSL and other application misuse. In every case, the attack was detected and mitigated by the inline DefensePro.

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