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  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. 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…