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


1 December 2021

SafeShark wins Highly Commended in Security Innovation of the Year

SafeShark, a Joint Venture between DTG Testing and Connect Devices and backed by BSI, has been awarded the Highly Commended medal for ‘Security Innovation of the Year’ at the 2021 Security Excellence Awards. Beating fellow finalists White Bullet, Quantum Security, Stellar Cyber, Egress, Ermetic, Evina, Ava Security and Clayton, SafeShark may not have taken home […]
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24 November 2021

IoT Cyber security legislation introduced to Parliament

The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill, was introduced to Parliament today (November 24th 2021). The new law will require manufacturers, importers and distributors of connected devices to ensure they meet tough new cyber security standards - with heavy fines for those who fail to comply. It will prevent the sale of consumer connectable products […]
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29 October 2021

EU requirements for IoT cyber security adopted

The EC has today (October 29th) adopted the delegated act for RED (Radio Equipment Directive) which relates to cyber security. This means that by the end of this year, the European standards bodies like ETSI will begin work on creating consumer IoT cyber security standards that can be used to demonstrate conformity to these acts. […]
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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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