Bristol, UK, 14th April 2015 –TVS, a leader in software test and hardware verification solutions,today announced a new associate Dr. Carol Buttle,DfSEC,DfASEP,FIAP,CCP to enhance the security offering asureSECURE.
TVS provides expertise to help companies ensure their hardware and software based products are reliable, safe and secure. As devices become more connected and enter markets such as automotive and avionics, then there is an increasing need to demonstrate they are safe and secure as well as reliable.
TVS already offers security services for both hardware and software and the association with Carol Buttle extends that further. Carol is a highly technical defence and security specialist providing Information Security Strategies (ISS) to national and international government departments, defence, military, security services, law enforcement agencies, airlines and commercial organisations. She is a CESG Certified Professional Lead Accreditor and Assessor with an excellent track record delivering highly complex and large scale projects. She is also an advisor to local, national and international government agencies and expert witness and advisor on security implications, testing and penetration testing strategies and forensic capture.
Mike Bartley, CEO of TVS, commented “We are very excited to have Carol on board. Her expertise aligns very clearly with TVS and thus adds welcome depth to our capabilities.”
The partnership is aimed at addressing the needs of hardware and software developers who are today facing increasing demands to adopt a stronger system wide security approach and need proven and reliable solutions capable of passing a variety of certifications. The joint expertise will help software developers and device manufacturers address the requirements of emerging market segments like IoT (Internet of Things) and systematically tackle the complexities introduced by increasingly demanding security requirements.
“I firmly believe that the increasing connectedness of devices will force developers to consider security more seriously in the future. Carol will strengthen the TVS proven capabilities to help companies with their full product security.” added Declan O’Riordan, Head of Security Testing at TVS.
Carol Buttle said, “I see very close alignment with the TVS offering of a comprehensive security specification, design, review and testing services. I am impressed with the ability of TVS to provide a scalable security solution and look forward to a close collaboration.”
Further information on TVS’s products and services is available at www.testandverification.com.
TVS (Test and Verification Solutions Ltd) provides services and products to organisations developing complex products in the microelectronics and embedded systems industries. Such organisations use TVS to verify their hardware and software products, employ industry best practice and manage peaks in development and testing programmes. TVS’ embedded software testing services includes onsite/offshore testing support including assistance with safety certification and security testing. TVS’ hardware verification services include onsite/offshore verification support and training in advanced verification methodologies. TVS also offers Verification IPs and its own Verification (EDA) signoff tool.
About Dr. Carol Buttle
Highly technical defence and security specialist providing Information Security Strategies (ISS) to national and international government departments, defence, military, security services, law enforcement agencies, airlines and commercial organisations. CESG Certified Professional Lead Accreditor and Assessor. Excellent track record delivering highly complex and large scale projects. Advisor to local, national and international government agencies. Expert witness and advisor on security implications, testing and penetration testing strategies and forensic capture. Advises various standards committees on security and cyber security issues. Develops estimation, metric and governance frameworks for regulatory bodies.
TVS Company Contact
Contact details for Dr. Carol Buttle DfSEC, DfASEP, FIAP, CCP
CTO/CISO , BBS IT Associates Ltd. (Assurance Matters)
+44 (0) 7747 882435