Qorvo® announced its participation in the U.S. Cybersecurity Labeling Program for Consumer Technology launch held in Washington, DC. The event included senior representatives from IoT device manufacturers, industry associations, standards bodies and U.S. government agencies in support of the May 2021 Executive Order 14028 on improving the nation's cybersecurity.
Eric Creviston, senior vice president and president of Qorvo’s Connectivity and Sensors Group, participated in an executive roundtable and said, “Qorvo is honored to participate in this important program launch. We are actively involved with industry alliances that define global standards and prioritize IoT device security, enabling us to design our products with full compliance to the latest and most rigorous requirements. Qorvo solutions are embedded across a broad spectrum of IoT applications, and we implement advanced security in these areas to protect the integrity of the network and the end devices.”
The U.S. Cybersecurity Labeling Program for Consumer Technology is intended to harmonize security standards across the entire IoT ecosystem. The program incentivizes manufacturers and retailers to incorporate advanced cybersecurity functionality into their products, reducing barriers to consumer adoption. Major companies and organizations participating in the launch included Amazon, Google, LG Electronics U.S.A., Samsung, Sony, the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Qorvo works closely with the CSA to define the latest standards for Matter™, Bluetooth® Low Energy, Zigbee and Thread. As a member of the FiRa Consortium and Car Connectivity Consortium, Qorvo applies ultra-wideband location capabilities for secure transactions and secure automotive digital key applications, respectively. Qorvo’s connectivity solutions are compliant with the security requirements of automotive digital key/connected car, building/home access, secure transactions and other IoT applications.