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  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. 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…

  3. Version 1.2 of the Application PP

    On October 25 version 1.1 of the Application Software Protection Profile (PP_APP) will sunset. It is being replaced with PP_APP version 1.2. Like its predecessor PP_APP 1.2 is aimed at mobile, server and desktop application software. It is meant to be used in conjunction with Extended Packages (EPs) for more specialized applications. EPs that currently Read More…