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Recent Articles

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Labgram #107: cPP/EP combination and Common Criteria CPL posting

    On December 1, NIAP published Labgram #107 titled “Collaborative PP (cPP) and Extended Package (EP) – compliant Product Posting”.  In short, product evaluations that claim conformance to both a collaborative Protection Profile (cPP) and a NIAP Extended Package (EP) will need to go through additional hoops to be listed on the Certified Product List (CPL). Read More…