D-Link’s IEC 62443-4-1 standard certification by TÜV Nord validates D-Link’s secure product development and quality assurance
January 25th, 2021 – D-Link today announced their official implementation of the IEC 62443-4-1 industry security standard, which was certified by internationally recognized certification organization TÜV NORD. From design and development to testing and implementation, D-Link develops all products with strict security processes integrated into the product life cycle. In order to further enhance product security, D-Link has adopted the IEC 62443-4-1 standard, Product Security Development Life-Cycle Requirements, which specifies process requirements for the secure development of products used in industrial automation and control systems, including the development environment, supply chain, and delivery process. The life-cycle includes the security requirements definition, design, implementation, verification and validation, management, and product end-of-life.
“The networking industry has seen an exponential increase in the number of cyberattacks over the last decade,” explained Mark Chen, President, D-Link. “This certification marks an important milestone in D-Link’s ongoing commitment to data privacy and user security.”
Jack Yeh, VP of Greater China and General Manager of Taiwan, TÜV NORD, personally conducted the certification ceremony alongside attendees, the President and the Compliance Solutions Director of Onward Security. Onward Security is a leading security assessment solutions provider and D-Link’s security consulting partner who has supported D-Link since 2015 with product security testing, establishing product safety development systems, as well as the IEC standard implementation.
D-Link is a global leader in connecting people, businesses, and cities with our computer networking solutions and technology. Our innovative products and services meet the needs of digital home consumers, small to medium sized businesses, enterprise environments, and service providers. D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, IP surveillance, and cloud-based network management. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer for over 30 years, D-Link has grown from a group of friends in Taiwan into a global brand with over 2,000 employees in 60 countries.