DEKRA Testing and Certification S.A.U. and Telit Cinterion achieve milestone in IoT security compliance

Jun 19, 2024

World's largest independent expert organization in the Testing, Inspection, and Certification sector collaborates with leading IoT solutions provider to meet RED cybersecurity requirements.

DEKRA, renowned as the world’s largest independent non-listed expert organization in the Testing, Inspection, and Certification sector, and Telit Cinterion, a premier global end-to-end IoT solutions enabler, proudly announce the successful completion of compliance tests for Telit Cinterion’s ME910G1 and ME310G1 LTE-M, and NB-IoT product families, at DEKRA Testing and Certification S.A.U. laboratories in Malaga, Spain.
“The cybersecurity requirements that will become mandatory in August 2025 under the RED directive represent a significant milestone in certifying connected devices within the EU. At DEKRA, we are pleased to test and certify Telit Cinterion products, ensuring compliance for the industry's and its consumers' benefit. We are proud to offer the highest level of service to Telit Cinterion. DEKRA’s Notified Body is already accredited for the new articles 3.3.d/e/f to cover Cybersecurity articles”, highlighted Rubén Lirio Vera, Cybersecurity Global Director at DEKRA.
These products have met the compliance to RED article 3.3d, by adhering to the prEN 18031-1:2023, and also, they have met the “de-facto” standard for Cyber Security of Consumer Internet of Things i.e. ETSI EN 303 645. While the harmonized standard is still under development, manufacturers are expected to ensure cybersecurity throughout the entire lifecycle of their devices, with mandatory RED approval required from August 2025 onwards. By proactively engaging in this process, Telit Cinterion is ensuring its customers are well-prepared for upcoming RED cybersecurity regulations.
“We partnered with DEKRA to achieve this important step in IoT security, which is part of our corporate security program, combining the long-standing experience and know-how of Telit Cinterion and complemented by our integration and lifecycle support to enable reliable and secure IoT solutions”, says Paolomaria Schiratti, VP Global Certification at Telit Cinterion.
Beyond cybersecurity-compliant communication modules, Telit Cinterion offers comprehensive support for IoT applications, encompassing advanced security functionalities, reliable connectivity, identity offerings, and full lifecycle security management. This holistic approach guarantees robust security across all layers and stages of IoT deployment.
DEKRA was originally founded in 1925 to ensure road safety through vehicle inspection. With a much wider scope today, DEKRA is the world’s largest independent non-listed expert organization in the testing, inspection, and certification sector. As a global provider of comprehensive services and solutions, we help our customers improve their safety, security, and sustainability outcomes. In 2022, DEKRA generated sales totaling nearly EUR 3.8 billion. The company currently employs almost 50,000 people who offer qualified and independent expert services in approximately 60 countries on five continents. With a platinum rating from EcoVadis, DEKRA is now in the top one percent of sustainable businesses ranked.
About Telit Cinterion
Telit Cinterion is a global end-to-end IoT enabler providing complete solutions that reduce time to market and costs, delivering custom designed, ready for market connected devices in addition to maintaining the industry’s broadest portfolio of enterprise-grade wireless communication and positioning modules, cellular MVNO connectivity plans and management services, edge-cloud software and data orchestration, and IoT and Industrial IoT platforms. As the largest western provider pioneering IoT innovation, Telit Cinterion delivers award-winning and highly secure IoT solutions, modules and services for the industry’s top brands