Wind River
Safety & Certification 

Compliance with industry regulations, safety-criticality guidance, and security features provide enormous advantages for software companies in today’s digital culture.


Wind River® draws on decades of experience in safety-critical projects
to deliver end-to-end expertise, from system design through the certification process. This lets your team save time, better utilize valuable resources, and develop and innovate with confidence.

In a digital world, safety and security must be built in from the start, in every industry. Formal attestation of safe and secure functionality provides an enormous market advantage, and many intelligent systems must achieve industry-specific safety certifications before they can ever deploy.

Why are we good at safety and certification?
Wind River technology has been powering the safest, most secure devices in the world for nearly 40 years, at the highest criticality levels and in the toughest environments.

What makes us unique in safety and certification?
Our team of experts has helped customers achieve certification requirements in more than 600 projects, including 100+ avionics systems. We offer:

Deep experience: We know security regulations, including the Common Criteria/FIPS 140-2, SP 800-53/82/117/147, NERC CIP, ISA99, Wurldtech Achilles, and IEC 62443.

A solid foundation: Our product development coding standards ensure a strong beginning for safety certification, starting from the development stage.

A world-leading RTOS: Our flagship real-time, deterministic RTOS VxWorks® is a world leader in ARINC 653 real-time operating environments.

Industry-specific knowledge: VxWorks Cert Edition has been backed by ISO 26262 Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) D certification from the independent authority TÜV SÜD (for automotive), DO-178C Design Assurance Level (DAL) A certification (for avionics), and IEC 61508 Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 certification (for industrial).

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Services We Offer

Design Services Managed Services Safety & Certification Security Lifecycle Management Education Services