ZyXEL Awarded ICSA Labs’ 15 Year Excellence in Information Security Testing

April 22, 2015 - Hsinchu, Taiwan - ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband access, connected home and business networking products, announced today that it has been awarded ICSA Labs’ 15 Year Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) recognition. The award presentation ceremony was held on April 20 at the evening gala, during the RSA 2015 Conference.

"ICSA Labs’ Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) Awards recognizes ZyXEL’s dedication to the quality improvement process,” said George Japak, managing director, ICSA Labs. “It takes significant budget, resources and discipline to not only test and achieve information security certification, but also to maintain that certification going forward. The goal is to establish an improved security product that benefits both customers and the security ecosystem.”

The Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) Awards recognizes clients that have continually tested their products for 10, 15 or 20 years and maintained their information security certification with ICSA Labs. ICSA Labs’ clients benefit by working closely with analysts, leveraging criteria for product development, accessing research and participating in consortia, all with the objective of contributing to improved products that benefit customers and the security ecosystem.

“We are proud and pleased to receive this acknowledgement of our longstanding commitment to network security from a premier institution like ICSA Labs,” said Wayne Hwang, Vice President of ZyXEL Gateway Business Unit. “ZyXEL has a passion for the relentless pursuit for network security that is the foundation for all social and commercial success of the Internet."



ZyXEL representatives received the award during the RSA 2015 Conference


ZyXEL currently offers a comprehensive portfolio of next-generation, high-bandwidth unified threat management (UTM) solutions for SMBs with ICSA certified firewall and VPN. This lineup includes USG40/40W/60/60W products for small/satellite offices; USG110/210/310 devices for mid-size businesses; and the USG1100/1900 series, designed for larger facilities. ZyXEL’s next-gen UTMs offer businesses features such as gigabit speed firewalls, hybrid IPSec/SSL VPN, anti-virus, content filtering, IDP, anti-spam and application intelligence - all in one box. The next-gen UTM series also comes with a revolutionary management portal that consolidates all security policies in a single location, and a WLAN controller to simplify and integrate network management improving security.

Additionally, ZyXEL’s solutions deliver value through:
•    Lower total cost of ownership with reliable equipment
•    Flexible and scalable solutions
•    Efficient and integrated products
•    Free streamlined network management tools

ZyXEL Next-Gen Unified Security Gateways

About ZyXEL Communications
Founded in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, ZyXEL Communications Corp. is a world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Delivering cutting-edge communications innovations to more than 400,000 businesses and more than 100 million consumers throughout the world, today ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipment, Customer Premise Equipment, Wired and Wireless Access Network Devices, and Carrier Switches. SMB and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions. For more information, please visit www.zyxel.com

About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, has been providing credible, independent, third-party product assurance for end-users and enterprises since 1989. ICSA Labs provides third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top technology vendors.