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National Research Council of Canada Funding for Automation Platform

Lachlan Turner Lightship News

As part of our commitment to develop innovative certification automation solutions, Lightship Security is pleased to announce that it has received funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

The funding will provide Lightship the ability to accelerate continued development of our industry first Conformance Automation Platform – Greenlight, in support of our clients Common Criteria certification requirements. The IRAP program support will be instrumental in allowing Lightship to tackle the complexities of the solution to meet a growing demand by government and industry for faster and better certification processes and outcomes.

Ark Infosec joins forces with Lightship Security

Lachlan Turner Lightship News

We are pleased to announce that Ark Infosec is joining forces with Lightship Security under the Lightship banner. Ark Infosec founder Lachlan Turner will be responsible for leading and growing the security consulting and professional services practice for Lightship Security. This strategic move gives Lightship a Vancouver presence and proximity to a growing list of clients on the west coast. Lightship Security is headquartered in Ottawa and specializes in conformance automation solutions, IT security certification consulting and advisory services including Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2.

Network Device Collaborative Protection Profile Overtakes EAL2

Network Device Collaborative Protection Profile Overtakes EAL2

Lachlan Turner Common Criteria

A lot of vendors are targeting their Common Criteria (CC) efforts towards Network Device Collaborative Protection Profile (NDcPP) compliance. A survey of the Australian, Canadian and US in-evaluation lists showed that there are around twelve ongoing NDcPP evaluations (Feb 2017). In comparison, there are ten ongoing Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL)2 evaluations (AU/CA only). This reflects the five-eyes policy shift towards Protection Profiles and the corresponding long sunset of EAL evaluations (at least in the five-eyes*).

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Common Criteria Protection Profile or Collaborative Protection Profile

Collaborative Protection Profiles

Lachlan Turner Common Criteria

If you’ve been looking into CC certification, chances are you may have heard the term Collaborative Protection Profile (cPP), or at least Protection Profile (PP).  This post provides a quick intro and some reference links.

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