The TIC sector plays a pivotal role in bringing to the society the data economy, artificial intelligence and internet of things.

Our members test digital solutions and products against connectivity, cybersecurity, privacy and safety requirements. This may include malicious code and penetration testing, interoperability testing or electromagnetic compatibility testing.

As policymakers worldwide adjust the regulatory framework to the digital economy, the TIC Council develops positions with our policy recommendations, so that we can contribute with our insights and experience on data, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

Existing global positions:
IFIA’s Recommended Guidelines for Ensuring the Safety of Connected Devices
The International Federation of Inspection Agencies (“IFIA”) provides the testing, inspection and certification industry’s recommended guidelines for the consumer product market to ensure the safety of IoT products.
TIC Council's Position Paper on Connected Devices
Connected devices on the marketplace are rapidly expanding the number of functional possibilities for products. Nevertheless, they proliferate risk sources while users expect safety, privacy and security. The TIC Council (Testing,


Existing EU positions: