IoT Product

PSTI for Consumer Connectable Product Security


PSTI, UK Product Safety and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act

The UK government passed the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act (PSTI Act) in 2022, which will come into effect on April 29, 2024. Companies involved in the consumer IoT product supply chain are required to comply with minimum security requirements which are based on the UK consumer IoT security practice guidelines/ETSI EN 303 645 standard and recommendations from the National Cyber Security Centre; required that manufacturers, importers, and distributors carry the relevant products must comply with the security standards. If not, they may face fines of up to £10 million or 4% of their global turnover.


The Importance of IoT Device Security

  1. New regulations in development for IoT devices.
  2. Multiple security challenges in the real world.
  3. Cybersecurity regulations establish standardized security protocols for connected devices.


Some measures

  • No universal default passwords.
  • Mandatory reporting of security issues.
  • Manufacturers will be required to inform customers about the product's security update support period before allowing purchase on their website.

Applicable to

  • Smart home assistants.
  • Smartphones.
  • Connected cameras (IP and CCTV); wearables
  • Internet of Things base stations and hubs to which multiple devices connect.
  • Connected home automation devices, smart doorbells, and alarm systems, etc.

Onward Security's Strategy for Certifying Connected Devices



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