Intertek Group has acquired EWA-Canada from Electronic Warfare Associates Inc. EWA-Canada is a highly respected expert in cyber security and provides industry leading solutions to a broad range of industries. Its service portfolio includes IT network security solutions for network carriers, product security evaluations according to the Common Criteria standard, network security evaluations as well as other IT assurance services. It is estimated that there will be more than 20 billion connected devices by 2020 and as the Internet of Things (IoT) grows and more products and devices are connected wirelessly, secure connections, together with reliable connectivity and dependable power, are becoming increasingly important. Intertek already has multiple testing capabilities for reliable power and connectivity and EWA-Canada will enable Intertek to also perform security evaluations on both products and networks. Intertek will provide customised security assurance solutions to its existing customers as well as expand EWA-Canada's current customer base to new geographies and industries.
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