Hisense smart appliances range certified for cybersecurity

Hisense's new range of smart refrigerators and washing machine have become the first in the world to be certified with a IoT cybersecurity standard by TÜV Rheinland.

The ETSI EN 303 645 Consumer IoT Device Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Standard certification was granted to the range of products by TÜV Rheinland’s Greater China subsidiary.

Hisense became the world's first refrigerator and washing machine brand to receive the ETSI EN 303 645 certification issued by TÜV Rheinland for this category.

Dr Chen Weikang, vice president of business stream industrial services & cybersecurity at TÜV Rheinland Greater China and a senior engineer, said: "TÜV Rheinland and Hisense have been cooperating in the field of cybersecurity and privacy protection since 2017. Today's certificate issuance is another milestone in our cooperation.

“Not only witnesses the extension of our cooperation from smart TV to smart home appliances, but also highlights Hisense's emphasis on consumer privacy protection and unremitting efforts in cybersecurity."

To attain the standard Hisense's smart refrigerator and washing machine products were assessed and tested according to the test cases defined in ETSI TS 103 701, which provides a conformance assessment methodology for consumer IoT devices within the scope of ETSI EN 303 645.