CTIA to Launch Program to To Create Certification Requirements
for Manufacturers of Managed IoT Devices
Fairfax VA, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Visium Technologies, Inc., announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Threat Surface Solutions Group, LLC (“TSSG”) has entered into a partnership with CTIA North America (“CTIA”) to assess and validate the CTIA Certification Program test plan for the Cybersecurity of managed Internet of Things (IoT) devices. CTIA plans to compile data from participating labs to provide the final CTIA Cybersecurity Certification requirements to all IoT manufacturers. To further strengthen TSSG’s role with CTIA, Michelle Lawson, TSSG’s Vice President of Operations has been named the Secretary of the CTIA Cybersecurity Certification Working Group.
CTIA has recently focused on IoT Cyber Security in the wake of a growing need for Cyber Security Standards and associated testing and certification. CTIA provides guidance on both functional and cybersecurity safety. CTIA is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.
“Having Michelle serve as the Secretary for the CTIA working group will have tremendous benefit for TSSG as we move forward with CTIA” said Kevin Anderson, TSSG’s president. “As one of their trusted experts in cyber security for IoT devices, we plan to find other ways to partner with CTIA and its member organizations. This partnership will only continue to grow as we find synergies in our Cybersecurity platform and the CTIA Cyber mission.”
About Visium Technologies, Inc.
Visium Technologies, Inc. (OTCPink: VISM), through its wholly owned subsidiary Threat Surface Solutions Group, LLC, provides innovative cybersecurity solutions to businesses to protect and secure the operating landscape of the enterprise and their data assets. Our focus is on test and measurement (T&M), test and evaluation (T&E), and cybersecurity solutions to protect connected devices (Internet of Things, or “IoT” and Industrial Internet of Things “IIoT”). This includes securing industrial systems from penetration. We do this through a proprietary IoT test platform which we call the Cyber Physical Test Bench (“CPTB”), and by visualizing and prioritizing remediation of technology risks.
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