Applus+ Laboratories provides evaluation services of security boxes for most of their industry applications. Our services include both, accredited evaluations for certification schemes and independent evaluations.
Security boxes are hardware products responsible to capture, protect and transfer data in secure way. Their security functionalities rely mainly in the box that protect the hardware against physical attacks.
Security boxes can also incorporate additional countermeasures such as the use of protections in hardware, processors and secure boots, keys and software countermeasures, and, for further protection, the product can be safeguard in a secure physical environment such us a bunkers or a protected room.
Wide ranges of IT products used in multiple industries are in fact security boxes
Due to the type of markets they operate and sensitivity of the data stored and transferred, most secure boxes, and their components that manage security functionalities, must be evaluated following a certification scheme, either sectorial or generalist.
Even when there is no mandatory certification for a specific industry application, independent security evaluation are a key element to enhance end-client trust in the security of the product.
Applus+ Laboratories has an engineer team experienced in security and functional evaluations on security boxes, hardware, software and communication protocols.
Security Evaluations for a Certification Scheme Applus+ is a security lab accredited to evaluate hardware with security boxes for various certification schemes with international recognition. Depending of the sector, the device must be evaluated for one or more certification schemes, which may include a security and/or a functional evaluation.
Independent security evaluations for security boxes: In those cases where the certification is not mandatory, the vendor can opt to pre-evaluate or evaluate the security and functionality of the product with Applus+ in order to offer assurances to the final client. Our independent evaluations are tailored to each type of component and use case, and can be adapted to the client needs.
Note: Because Applus+ Laboratories is accredited as a third party laboratory by several evaluation and certification schemes, and in order to guarantee its impartiality, Applus+ engineers are never involved in actual product development or solutions implementation.