Fairfax, VA, January 12, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Corsec Security, Inc., the leader in FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria documentation and project management services is announcing the addition of Department of Defense Unified Capabilities Approved Product List (DoD UC APL) certification services in order to provide customers with a comprehensive solution to achieving a listing on the UC APL. Corsec’s unrivaled security certification knowledge and experience helps expedite clients’ product to market time and provides faster return on investment when selling to the DoD and other markets which demand certified products.
Achieving a listing on the UC APL is quite an undertaking which has two main and equally difficult components: Information Assurance (IA) testing, and Interoperability (IO) testing. FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria, and IPv6 evaluations provide a foundation for a portion of the testing necessary to achieve UC APL certification.
“Corsec is proud to be able to expand our services to include complete project management and production of UC APL certification elements in addition to our highly recognized FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria services,” said Matthew Appler, CEO of Corsec Security. “This provides our clients with a comprehensive and trouble-free solution through a partner they already trust and work with.”
The Approved Products List as well as the certification process are managed and supported by the Unified Capabilities Certification Office (UCCO). The UC APL certification is a requirement for information technology and information security systems that are to be placed on any DoD network.
Information Assurance and third-party validated security has been mandated for decades in order for a product to be considered for purchase by the DoD. Interoperability testing is also necessary to ensure that the products undergoing certification are securely interoperable in a way that is effective and enables efficient information sharing agency-wide.
With 250+ FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria certificates, Corsec leverages their successful process methodology in order to help their clients achieve their security certification goals.
About Corsec Security, Inc.
Corsec Security, Inc. specializes in helping companies navigate through the complex process of receiving FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria (CC), and UC APL certifications. Corsec's consulting, document creation, and project management services deliver unmatched expertise in achieving government validation efforts at a firm, fixed price. Corsec partners with companies around the world to achieve local and international certification and to add security functionality to a wide range of products. Corsec minimizes the time, effort and money a vendor needs to invest in validation while ultimately maximizing the return on that investment. For further information, please visit www.corsec.com. Follow us @Corsec.