Monthly Archives: July, 2014

  1. Highlights from the NIAP Validator/CCTL Workshop

    On July 16th, Tony and I attended the bi-annual NIAP Validator/CCTL workshop. Being a newly minted candidate CCTL, this was the first workshop of it’s kind that we attended and have to say, we were impressed by the level and quality of discussion. The idea behind the workshop is to get NIAP, validators (from both Read More…

  2. We’re a Candidate CCTL!

    We are very proud to report that Acumen Security has successfully completed the NVLAP initial accreditation review of NIST Handbook 150 to become a Candidate Common Criteria Test Lab (CCTL). CCTL candidacy allows Acumen Security to test products against NIAP and Collaborative Common Criteria Protection Profiles resulting in the issuance of a Common Criteria certificate. Read More…

  3. FIPS validated, but does it support Suite B?

    Did you know that you could get your product FIPS 140 validated but NOT support Suite-B? Did you know that, while your product may support Suite-B, not every implemented service may actually have the required support? Have you ever run into this scenario? Potential Customer: “Do you support Suite-B?” You: “We just got FIPS validated!” Read More…