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Recent Articles

  1. Meltdown and Spectre and their CC impact (Part 2)

    In Part 1 of this series of articles, we discussed the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that impact virtually every processor (to varying extents) that are currently in use.  This article focuses on the way these flaws may impact Common Criteria (CC) evaluations.  We focus primarily on possible reactions from NIAP, but touch on other CC Read More…

  2. Meltdown and Spectre and their CC impact (Part 1)

    The world was rocked recently by news of a serious flaw in all Intel processors made in the last 10 years or so.  Then we found out even worse news – there are 2 related flaws, and not just Intel processors are impacted. All modern processors perform “speculative processing” to increase processing speed.  Instructions are Read More…

  3. Thank you Acumen Employees, Customers and Friends

    Today, Tony and I are very excited to announce the acquisition of Acumen Security by Intertek Group plc (Intertek). We are thrilled at the possibilities this opens up for our service offerings. Most importantly, we look forward to continuing our commitment to our customers of a customer-centric approach to security certifications. Tony and I started Read More…