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Functional Safety and Cyber Security Certification Body

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Our ambition is your safe and secure products and processes

New technologies such as industry 4.0, autonomous vehicles or next-generation robotics revolutionize mobility, manufacturing and industrial automation. They have enormous potential, but they also create substantial new risks.

As automation increasingly takes its place in industry, especially high-risk industry, it is often blamed for causing harm and increasing the chance of human error when failures occur. I propose that the problem is not the presence of automation, but rather its inappropriate design….

Norman, D. A. (1990). The “problem” of automation

Assessment of design or process

to identify gaps to the relevant standards.
In conceptual stages this is useful to provide guidance and minimize risks in your later development.
In the railway domain our engagement as AsBo (Assessment Body)  and / or ISA (Independent Safety Assessment) will be a pre-requisite for the approval by the national railway authority.


of classical and innovative products in compliance with functional safety and cyber security standards and regulations.

Training & certification of engineers and managers

to train, ensure and promote that relevant safety and cyber security standards, processes and regulations are being applied in their daily work.

Certify corporate processes and organizations

to ensure that applicable safety and cyber security standards and regulations are being incorporated into the quality management systems of the company and applied in the daily work corporate wide.


More than just applying rules – We create the future ones!

We are the Swiss delegates for the future standards:

  • ISO 21448 ( SOTIF – Safety of the Intended Function for autonomous vehicles)
  • Member of the technical committee TC65 covering IEC 61508 & IEC 62443

We are your safety and security co-pilot helping you with our 85 years of cumulative experience to develop safe and secure products


Swiss made in Fribourg

Located very centrally in Switzerland with proximity to key business partners. Access to experienced auditors as well as close to world class research. Swiss DNA – quality & innovation focussed. A toolset well established and applied.

CertX AG
Ancienne Papeterie 460
1723 Marly
T +41 26 309 29 99
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