Upcoming Changes to Common Criteria and Other Security Certifications

The global encryption community will gather at the fifth annual International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC) in May to discuss the future of commercial cryptography and the role it plays in security of the world around us. Over 20 countries will be represented, as leaders come together to collaborate on unique challenges …

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Common Criteria

Varonis Completes Arduous Common Criteria Evaluation Process

Congratulations Varonis Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRNS), for completing the Common Criteria evaluation of your Data Governance Suite, including DataPrivilege. Varonis provides a complete Metadata Framework™ and integrated product suite for the governance of unstructured and semi-structured data. They are able to collect, store, and analyze metadata non-intrusively, in real-time, on the major platforms that …

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Federal Update

Monthly Fed Roundup – January 2017

DISA’s January News DISA focuses on Innovation during the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association panel NIST’s January News NIST Draft Releases: Draft Special Publication 800-12, Revision 1, An Introduction to Information Security NIST Interagency Reports: An Introduction to Privacy Engineering and Risk Management in Federal Systems NIAP’s January News The …

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Updates to CMVP’s Sunsetting Policy

From the CMVP on their validation Sunsetting Policy: The CMVP is adopting a five year validation sunsetting policy, effective February 1, 2017. The CMVP will move all validation entries with most recent validation dates** prior to February 1, 2012 and all FIPS 140-1 validation entries from the Active Validation Lists to the Historical Validation List. …

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Your Security Strategy – Are You At Risk?

$7 Million Dollars – According to a recent study by IBM, that’s the average cost of a security breach. The overall brand damage can be catastrophic, huge financial losses and customer abandonment. Companies like Target and JPMorgan are still dealing with the aftermath from breaches. The ramifications can last years, or even worse, put you under. Avoiding these …

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