IPSec is a developing architecture that has the goal to provide interoperable, cryptographically-based security services for IP layer environments.

ICSA Labs is currently testing products submitted against the Version 3.0 criteria.

Certification testing is offered against IKEv1 Basic (pre-shared secret authentication) requirements, IKEv1 Enhanced requirements (Digital Certificate Authentication). ICSA Labs is also currently testing products submitted for testing against the IKEv2 Basic requirements (pre-shared secret authentication) and against the IKEv2 Enhanced requirements (Digital Certificate Authentication). A vendor may also elected to be tested against both IKEv1 and IKEv2 requirements at the same time.