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Written in a friendly and easy-to-understand tone, Computer Security Assurance Using the Common Criteria helps readers navigate through all the activities within the Common Criteria (CC) that have gained the attention of the security community and will revolutionize how people compare, select, purchase, and maintain security systems. Practical examples aimed at deciphering the contents and activities within the CC help build an understanding that places readers on a path to real-world security assurance applications. Up-to-date coverage explains IT security assurance methodologies and the activities within any of the CC-defined user roles that are necessary for high quality and proven secure IT software and hardware.
Part I BUILDING TRUST in SECURITY SYSTEMS: Foundations of IT Security Assurance.The Common Criteria (CC).Part II THE PIECES of the COMMON CRITERIA (CC) PUZZLE: Participants and Activities within the Common Criteria (CC).Developing a Protection Profile (PP). Developing Security Targets.The CCToolBox.Common Criteria (CC) Interpretations and Issue Resolution.Part III EVALUATION PHASE: Evaluating Target of Evaluations (TOEs).Certification Process.Maintenance of Assurance.The Common Criteria (CC) at Work.Part IV APPENDIXES: Appendix A Sample Protection Profile (PP).Appendix B Sample Security Target.Appendix C Example Common Criteria (CC) Certificate.Appendix D Common Criteria (CC)-Compliant Testing Labs.Appendix E Guidance Documents.Appendix F Inside The Common Criteria Information Portal.Appendix G Other Common Criteria (CC) Information Sources.Appendix H Glossary.
Posted August 27, 2004
We all know how bad the security of commercial software can be and now it's time we do something about it. The Common Criteria is a proven method to fixing the woeful state of software security and this book is the key to the front door that leads to the path of provably secure systems. It's useful for students, researchers, practitioners, and software developers who truly want to make a difference in finally bringing trust into an otherwise untrustworthy world.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.