Tag Archives: Common Criteria certification

Red Hat Gets New Common Criteria Certification for Operating System; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat has obtained another Common Criteria Certification for its Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system. BSI, Germany’s federal information security office, issued the certification under the General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3.9 that sets security requirements for OS fielded in public utilities, telecommunications, health care and other critical infrastructure, Red …

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Metronome-MobileIron Team Secures DHS SBIR Grant to Develop Mobile Security Tech

A MobileIron–Metronome Software team has received a $749,930 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to develop technology for first responders to secure mobile device-based sensor systems. Both companies will work to create a security overlay designed to comply with security and data provenance requirements under the Next Generation …

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Avaya Earns Common Criteria Certification for Virtual Service Platform Switches; Mark Hankel Comments

Avaya has obtained Common Criteria certification for a suite of virtual services platform switches. The company said Thursday its portfolio of Virtual Services Platform 4000, 7000 series and 8000 switches was evaluated against Network Device collaborative Protection Profile v1.0 requirements. VSP products are designed to implement cryptographic support, identification and authentication, security management, Target of Evaluation access, …

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DLT Solutions Partnership to Offer Flash Storage Products in Public Sector

Pure Storage has teamed up with DLT Solutions to offer all-flash storage products in the public sector as both companies aim to help customer agencies meet information technology modernization goals. DLT said Thursday that Pure Storage’s FlashArray//M will work to help federal clients manage data intensive applications while the Pure Storage FlashArray is …

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Red Hat Operating System Receives Common Criteria Security Certification; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat‘s Linux 7.1 operating system has received the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ for an unmodified commercial operating system under the Operating System Protection Profile. Red Hat’s Linux 7 is the first operating system with an Operating System Protection Profile to receive the certification in recognition for its …

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DISA Grants STIG Certification to MobileIron Security Platform; Barry Mainz Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued its Security Technical Implementation Guide approval to a MobileIron-built mobile device management platform for deployment at the Defense Department. DISA cleared the MobileIron Core platform for use on iOS and Android devices in certain DoD-run networks, the company said Thursday. “The DoD Mobile Device Strategy encourages a highly mobile workforce for …

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BAE Systems Inks Agreement With Malaysia’s Cybersecurity Authority to Support Industry Growth

BAE Systems and CyberSecurity Malaysia have signed a memorandum of agreement to support the growth of the cybersecurity industry in the Southeast Asian country, Enterprise IT News reported Wednesday. Cat Yong writes BAE will provide a specialist staff and laboratories to CyberSecurity Malaysia to facilitate Common Criteria product certification to support the …

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DISA Clears CyberArk’s Privileged Account Security Tool for US Military Networks

CyberArk has received clearance from the Defense Information Systems Agency to field a company-made account monitoring product inside Defense Department-operated networks. DISA cleared CyberArk’s platform for inclusion in the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List after the agency evaluated the product against interoperability and information assurance requirements, the company said Tuesday. The CyberArk Privileged Account …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Available to Agencies ‘On-Demand’ Via Amazon Cloud

Red Hat‘s Enterprise Linux computing platform is available to government customers, agencies and system integrators through the Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) region. Red Hat intends for Enterprise Linux users move workloads into the AWS cloud while maintaining the tools available through on-premise deployments, the company said Tuesday. “On AWS GovCloud (US), agencies …

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