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Kaspersky Achieves IEC Certification for Robust Product Development

Kaspersky has achieved IEC certification by TÜV AUSTRIA, which reviewed the entire lifecycle of the product and the secure and structured approach taken to software development.

KasperskyThe assessment was based on more than four dozen metrics which determined the level of maturity awarded to the solution. The criteria covered design, implementation according to guidelines, testing and validation, elimination of deficiencies and safe decommissioning.

“TÜV AUSTRIA is among the first closing the gap between IT and OT security offering a holistic audit approach covering all aspects. IEC62443 defines a new level of reliability for OT security process networks also focusing on high-quality software development covering the whole lifecycle. Conducting the audits we found a highly skilled and professional software development environment laying the cornerstone for high-quality software products. The successfully conducted audits prove that Kaspersky’s software development processes ensure high levels of quality to address the various levels of risks and vulnerabilities in the industrial sector,” commented Detlev Henze, head of TÜV AUSTRIA Group’s TÜV TRUST IT GmbH.

“Conformity to IEC62443 international standards is of course the key to providing wide access to high-tech world markets and letting software products be incorporated in high-level industrial automation systems of Industry 4.0 level,” added Dmitry Yartsev, director-general of TÜV AUSTRIA office in CIS.

Stephan Neumeier, Managing Director, Kaspersky (APAC) said, “We are known for providing the premium standard of security solutions and services in the cybersecurity industry. Receiving an independent and expert certification from such an esteemed body like TÜV AUSTRIA enhances our work further in protecting the most critical Industrial sector. IEC62443 audit confirms that our products match the international standards, thus helping us gain more credibility and reliability from the industry for our solutions and services. As Industrial and critical infrastructures continue to grow in the APAC regions and across the globe, it becomes more and more important for us to dedicate our services and efforts in securing the sector by innovating solutions that can provide the highest quality standards.” 

Kaspersky Industrial Cyber Security for Networks confidently achieved the Third Maturity Level for secure development processes, demonstrating documented processes that are repeatable and consistently followed.


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