Espressif Systems, a leading provider of wireless systems-on-chip (SoCs) and modules for the Internet of Things (IoT) is proud to announce that its ESP32-C3 and ESP8685 series has completed the CLS-Ready certification, demonstrating a commitment to robust cybersecurity standards in IoT devices.
The ESP32-C3, a powerful and energy-efficient SoC, has gained recognition for its versatility and performance in a wide range of IoT applications. With the certification, Espressif reinforces its dedication to ensuring the security and integrity of data transmitted by devices equipped with ESP32-C3.
The CLS-Ready certification is a rigorous evaluation conducted by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), a leading authority in cybersecurity. The certification ensures that the ESP32-C3 adheres to industry best practices and complies with the security requirements necessary for IoT devices to operate securely in a connected environment. It covers a comprehensive set of security requirements, including cryptography, secure boot, and secure update mechanisms, ensuring that devices are resilient against a variety of cyber threats.
The CLS-Ready is a complementary scheme to the Cybersecurity Labelling Scheme (CLS). It allows CLS products to leverage security functionalities provided by CLS-Ready certified platforms to meet the CLS Level 4 requirements. This initiative allows smart product manufacturers to focus on developing end-device functionalities, without having to invest heavily into a team to develop the cybersecurity aspects of these devices.
Espressif is committed to delivering cutting-edge IoT solutions with a strong emphasis on security. The CLS-Ready certification for the ESP32-C3 is a testament to our dedication to providing our customers with the highest levels of security in their connected devices. The ESP32-C3 has been built to provide an affordable security solution to all and thus integrates a variety of security features. The Platform security considerations cover Secure Boot, Flash Encryption, Protecting Debug Interfaces, Secure Storage, Memory Protection, and Device Identity protection.
For any commercial inquiries about building your next secured connected devices with an Espressif product, you can get in touch with our customer success team, who will try to assist you as soon as possible.