Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Certification

This CTIA cybersecurity certification program for IoT devices establishes an industry baseline for device security on wireless networks. The program protects consumers and wireless infrastructure while also creating a more secure foundation for smart cities, connected cars, and other IoT applications.

The Certification Process


Manufacturer submits a request for certification through the CTIA Certification database.


Manufacturer selects an authorized test lab.

Lab Confirmation

Test lab confirms the desired certification level.


Test lab conducts testing and submits test results to the certification database.


Manufacturer submits required documentation to the certification database.


Manufacturer pays lab for testing and CTIA for certification.


CTIA Certification ensures that all requirements have been met.


Certification notice is issued to the manufacturer.

IoT Cybersecurity Certification FAQs

Here are answers to common questions about our IoT Cybersecurity Certification Program. If you have questions that we have not answered, please submit a question or contact us.

Authorized IoT Cybersecurity Test Labs

There are numerous CTIA Certification Authorized Test Labs (ATLs) throughout the world. Find one near you.

Working Groups

CTIA Certification working groups are the foundation of our certification programs. This global network of operators, service providers, device manufacturers, test labs, and many others, solve industry challenges, enable new efficiencies, and hold the wireless industry to the highest standard.