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TÜV SÜD CSC CERTIFICATION SCHEME

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TÜV SÜD CSC CERTIFICATION SCHEME


Scope:

The TÜV SÜD CSC CERTIFICATION SCHEME is applicable for all CIoT products. Typical CIoT products are: (this list is not exhaustive)

  • router;
  • personal fitness devices;
  • smart home solutions;
  • wearables;
  • smart TVs;
  • smart watches;
  • connected toys;
  • white goods (e.g. fridge, washing machine, stove, dish washer)

The following list explicitly excludes products where this conformity assessment program is not applicable and out of this scope:

  • cars, aircraft and aviation products and public transport products;
  • medical devices;
  • products for military purposes;
  • products in critical infrastructures;
  • industrial products and plant engineering products;
  • professional users and applications.

Basis of certification scheme:

PPP 17005: VdTÜV Merkblatt “Consumer IoT Cybersecurity Conformity Assessment Program” MB DIGI 0001 dated on 2020-12-04 and its attachment “GIoT_Requirements_Catalogue_1.0.xlsx” (requirements and testing catalogue).

Duration of certification: 3 years

Surveillance: once per year

Disclaimer:

This proof of conformity does not consider additional connections of cloud services, which are subsequently configured during the use of the CIoT product by the user.

Key statements of the certification scheme

  • Basic

    The certified IoT product fulfils the basic requirements of the conformity assessment program for Cybersecurity of Consumer IoT (CIoT) of the VdTÜV MB DIGI 0001 on 2020-12-04.

    The manufacturer demonstrates relevant business processes to maintain the security level of the CIoT product beyond the date of certificate issuance.

    This makes cyber-attacks on the CIoT product more difficult and challenging.

  • Substantial

    The certified IoT product fulfils the essential requirements of the conformity assessment program for Cybersecurity of Consumer IoT (CIoT) of the VdTÜV MB DIGI 0001 on 2020-12-04.

    The manufacturer demonstrates relevant business processes to maintain the security level of the CIoT product beyond the date of certificate issuance.

    The CIoT product uses a preconfigured, integral cloud service, which was part of the evaluation.
    In conclusion, the CIoT product has a substantial resistance against cyber-attacks.

  • High

    The certified IoT product fulfils the requirements of the conformity assessment program for Cy-bersecurity of Consumer IoT (CIoT) of the VdTÜV MB DIGI 0001 on 2020-12-04 at the highest level.

    The manufacturer demonstrates relevant business processes to maintain the security level of the CIoT product beyond the date of certificate issuance.

    The CIoT product uses a preconfigured, integral cloud service, which was part of the evaluation.
    In conclusion, the CIoT product is highly resistant to cyber-attacks.

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