Introducing SafeShark

Helping manufacturers
navigate cybersecurity
standards for IoT

The SafeShark scheme certifies products against International standards, such as ETSI EN 303 645, which will underpin DCMS’ cybersecurity legislation.

SafeShark and world-leading certification experts BSI to launch a consumer IoT cybersecurity assurance scheme.

The scheme is designed to support and guide manufacturers through market access and best practice requirements for internet-connected products.

The SafeShark scheme provides a combination of expert assessment and automated, objective testing through its unique Intercept test platform. We work closely with manufacturers at all stages to support product development.

At a glance

The SafeShark scheme assesses products against International standards, such as ETSI EN 303 645, which DCMS have outlined will underpin their consumer IoT cybersecurity legislation
Regular reporting on the cybersecurity performance of the product ensures support for development and access to market
SafeShark works closely with Government and international standards organisations to keep you informed of latest requirements
We act on behalf of our partners and stakeholders during international standards meetings
Demonstrate to consumers and retailers that your product has taken appropriate security controls for best practise
SafeShark provides management of product certification throughout the product life-cycle


26 January 2022

PSTI bill introduced to parliament for second reading

The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill has its second reading today, 26 January 2022. The bill would make provisions about the security of internet-connectable products and products capable of connecting to such products; to make provision about electronic communications infrastructure; and for connected purposes. The Bill would: Allow the Secretary of State to make […]
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20 January 2022

New laws proposed by DCMS to strengthen UK resilience to cyber attacks

DCMS has launched two consultations seeking the public’s views on new proposals stated to improve the UK’s resilience to cyber attacks. The following statement was released by the Minister for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure: "It is vital that cyber security is a fundamental part of our country’s digital transformation journey." Julia LopezMinister for Media, […]
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22 December 2021

UPDATE: log4j vulnerability

A new cyber security vulnerability has emerged which has potentially wide-ranging impacts for the consumer electronics device, television and media industries. The vulnerability impacts a Java-based logging application called log4j, which is an open source application used across a wide range of enterprise applications such as WebEx, FileZilla FTP. Callum Wilson from DTG cybersecurity joint […]
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SafeShark has teamed up with world-leading certification experts BSI to provide consumer IoT cybersecurity assurance. This is in response to upcoming UK and EU legislation which will require consumer IoT products to meet standards for cybersecurity before they can access the market.


SafeShark is a joint venture formed between DTG Testing, an accredited test laboratory for CE equipment, and Connect Devices, cybersecurity experts specialising in consumer IoT.
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