Press Releases

September 8, 2010

ICSA Labs Offers Tips for Safer Social Networking

The popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is continuing to grow dramatically, but not just with users. Cybercriminals increasingly are targeting these sites and their troves of sensitive, personal information...

January 6, 2010

ICSA Labs Offers Tips to Help Enterprises Save Time and Resources When Selecting Security Products in 2010

Finding the right security products to protect an organization’s computer systems is often a difficult, time-consuming task. With so many offerings on the market, how does an organization know which product best meets its needs and delivers on its claims? One way companies can accomplish this more easily – and save time and resources – is to rely on third parties to provide independent product assurance as part of the request-for-proposal (RFP) process.

November 16, 2009

ICSA Labs Study Finds Majority of Security Products Do Not Perform as Intended

Nearly 80 percent of security products fail to perform as intended when first tested and generally require two or more cycles of testing before achieving certification, according to a new ICSA Labs report. The “ICSA Labs Product Assurance Report” – a first-of-its-kind study co-authored by the Verizon Business Data Breach Investigations Report research team – details lessons gleaned from testing thousands of security products over 20 years.

November 4, 2009

ICSA Labs and Medical Transcription Industry Association Create Consortium to Promote Secure Exchange of Dictated Medical Information

In an initiative to help accelerate the adoption of electronic health care records, ICSA Labs and the Medical Transcription Industry Association (MTIA) have formed a consortium to devise common standards and practices for the creation and sharing of digitized transcriptions of physician-dictated patient notes.

October 22, 2009

ICSA Labs Offers First Anti-Virus Certification Program for Microsoft Windows 7

Five Software Vendors Meet Testing Criteria

September 20, 2009

ICSA Labs Unveils Program to Address Security Threat From Printers, Fax Machines, Other Devices

New Vendor Certification, Enterprise Assessment Offerings Help Companies Protect Against Often Overlooked Risks From Network-Attached Devices

June 22, 2009

ICSA Labs Helps Customers More Closely Align With Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standard

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, today announced the availability of new reports that can help businesses that store, process or handle credit card transactions comply with industry requirements for the secure handling of this data.

April 22, 2009

ICSA Labs Turns 20!

ICSA Labs has seen a lot since opening its doors 20 years ago -- from the creation of the commercial Internet to the bubble and bust to the game-changing consolidations, mergers and acquisitions that followed. Through it all, ICSA Labs -- now an independent division of Verizon Business, a leader in security -- has remained one of the oldest and most-trusted testing and certification organizations to many of the world’s top security product vendors.