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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 store unstructured data. The achievement of the Common Criteria certification underscores Varonis’ commitment to helping federal organizations and global enterprises protect sensitive information. Corsec is pleased and excited to have helped Varonis reach such a monumental goal.

About Common Criteria

Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of guidelines (ISO 15408), which define a common framework for evaluating security features and capabilities of Information Technology security products. The standard consists of several predetermined evaluation assurance levels, each one more stringent than the last. Common Criteria allows vendors to have their products tested against a chosen level by an independent third-party testing laboratory. The Common Criteria Mutual Recognition Agreement (CCRA) is a pact, which was designed to allow all evaluations up to an evaluation assurance level (EAL) 2, to be recognized by all participating countries, regardless of where the evaluation was completed. There are currently 25 countries involved in the CCRA, including the United States and Canada, with others that follow unofficially such as the EU. The U.S. government mandates Common Criteria certification of security products for federal purchases. The National Information Assurance Acquisition Policy, NSTISSP No. 11, requires agencies to purchase only those commercial security products that have met specified third-party assurance requirements and have been tested by an accredited national laboratory.

About Varonis Data Governane Suite & DataPrivilege

The Data Governance Suite provides organizations the ability to keep pace with their data, manage access entitlements efficiently and effectively, audit access to every file and email event, identify and involve data owners and find and classify sensitive and business critical data. Varonis offers a comprehensive and effective solution for data governance, using a scalable and extensible metadata framework.

For more on DataPrivilege click here


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