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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


30 June 2022

LG is first company to achieve certification to the new SafeShark and BSI Consumer IoT Verification

LG has become the first company to pass SafeShark and BSI’s newly launched Consumer IoT Verification Scheme, demonstrating its commitment to cyber security best practice. Pictured (l-r) DTG Strategic Technologist and SafeShark director Alex Buchan, LG Electronics Director EU Innovation Digital TV R&D Stuart Savage and BSI Global Digital & Connected Product Sales and Operations […]
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19 May 2022

SafeShark selected as finalist in DCMS ‘Most Innovative Cyber SME 2022’ competition

SafeShark has been selected as one of the UK’s 14 most creative and original information security businesses in the UK. SafeShark, a Joint Venture between DTG Testing and Connect Devices, backed by BSI to provide the leading independent certification for new IoT cybersecurity standards, has been shortlisted in the UK’s Most Innovative Cyber SME 2022 […]
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18 May 2022

Breakfast Briefing: Cybersecurity Standards in action

As SafeShark and BSI get ready to announce the first global consumer device manufacturer to attain our new Cybersecurity certification, we’re inviting representatives from across the connected devices sector to get up close and in person with the tech, the process and the standard. This session of Parliament is one of the busiest for the […]
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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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