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information security

The protection of information and information systems against unauthorized access or modification of information, whether in storage, processing, or transit, and against denial of service to authorized users. Information security includes those measures necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats. Information security is composed of computer security and communications security. Also called INFOSEC. See also communications security; computer security; information security; information system.
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To help companies mitigate risks associated with an increasingly connected world, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is rolling out a new security testing program to provide assurance testing for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors.
ICSA Labs said it has announced the results of its initial round of advanced threat defense (ATD) certification testing.
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-July 3, 2014-A10 Networks receives ICSA Labs certification for its A10 Thunder and AX Series application delivery controller product lines
ICSA Labs tests web application firewall products against a standard, yet evolving set of criteria composed of both functional and assurance requirements.
Summary: ICSA LABS Certifies SonicWALLEoACAOs Full Enterprise Network Security Firewall Portfolio
It certifies that BIG-IP Edge Gateway operates as expected and meets the criteria established by ICSA Labs to guard against unauthorized access to corporate resources through a hijacked VPN session.
Anchiva Systems, Santa Clara, a manufacturer of Internet gateway security systems that protect against spyware, spam and viruses using patent-pending ASIC technology for unmatched performance, has announced that the Anchiva-1000 Content Security Appliance has earned the anti-virus certifications offered by ICSA Labs for Internet gateway solutions.
F5 and the other charter members have helped move the SSL VPN market forward by working with us to establish an effective certification testing program that only a reputable independent testing facility like ICSA Labs can provide.
With the recent introduction of this updated line of VPN gateways, VPNet continues to provide customers with not only best-of-breed performance and features, but also with an open standards-based platform that allows interoperability with products from other ICSA Labs certified vendors.
A leading global authority in security certifications, ICSA Labs testing provides assurance to the user community that certified products meet ICSA Labs' stringent security standards and also deliver strong risk-reducing security protections.
In May 2015, Huawei received a 10-Year Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) Award issued by ICSA Labs at the RSA Conference 2015.