The purpose of the Internet of Things Security Trust Mark™ (STM) certification and voluntary labelling scheme (Scheme) is to provide a common approach to good practice evaluation and certification of IoT vendors product security claims to:
- encourage IoT manufacturers to design their product to meet good practice security
- assist consumers to have confidence in the security of IoT products
- ensure independent assurance is delivered via a scalable, global, sustainable, enduring, standardised and repeatable Scheme framework
- enable value and flexibility, while avoiding duplication.