News Archive 2013 - 2014

News 2015 - 2017

Date Article
2014-10-01 The 2014 International Cryptographic Module Conference
Experts from around the world will convene at ICMC 2014 to address the unique challenges faced by those who produce, use, and test cryptographic modules that conform with standards such as FIPS 140-2 and the ISO/IEC 19790 standard. The conference helps to foster a focused, organized community of users. ICMC covers the technical design problems to meet the standard, with a particular emphasis on the challenges posed as technology advances with respect to the current standards. [more]
2014-05-09 atsec information security evaluates PR/SM on IBM zEnterprise EC12 GA2 and BC12 GA1 Driver Level D15F at Common Criteria Certification EAL 5+
The IBM Processor Resource/System Manager (PR/SM) on IBM zEnterprise EC12 GA2 and BC12 GA1 Driver Level D15F continues to be one of the cornerstones of IBM's mainframe security. PR/SM's logical partitioning facility enables the resources of a single physical IBM mainframe machine to be divided and shared by distinct logical machines, each capable of running z/VM, z/OS, or Linux. [more]
2014-04-29 Red Hat openSCAP certified under NIST SCAP 1.2
atsec information security congratulates Red Hat on the announcement of the certification of Red Hat’s openSCAP under the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) 1.2 in the Authenticated Configuration Scanner category. [more]
2014-04-01 Sniffing Keys - A New Type of Side Channels for Cryptographic Operations
In a recently published paper, Adi Shamir and others described a new way to extract RSA keys using the noise made by the processor when performing cryptographic operations. The importance of this paper is that it has demonstrated the ability to use side effects that have not yet been considered for extracting critical information from a computer system. [more]
2014-02-28 Call for Papers for the Second International Cryptographic Module Conference
Mark Your Calendar: ICMC 2014, November 19-21, Hilton Washington D.C., Rockville, MD [more]
2014-02-03 atsec offers Recognized Assessor services for the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard Accreditation Program
atsec is one of the initial Recognized Assessor companies accredited for the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard Accreditation Program which was announced today during The Open Group conference in San Francisco, CA. [more]
2013-09-09 Tutus Färist VPN Undergoes Common Criteria Evaluation at EAL5
Tutus Data commissioned atsec information security to evaluate its EU-approved VPN crypto Färist VPN, according to the EAL5 of Common Criteria. [more]
2013-09-05 atsec information security Opens South East Asia Office
atsec information security is pleased to announce the opening of its atsec South East Asia (atsec SEA) office in Bangkok, Thailand. Since the year 2000, the atsec group of companies have been established experts in information security including Common Criteria, FIPS 140-2, PCI, ISO 27001, and hardware testing. [more]
2013-08-05 First Fixed Reader Successfully Tested under TSA’s Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Program
atsec is proud to announce the successful test of Schneider Electric’s PC3-TBR reader against the specifications set forth by the TWIC Reader Evaluation Program. [more]
2013-04-23 Red Hat Completes FIPS 140-2 Certifications
Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the completion of seven Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certifications from the U.S. government's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This marks the culmination of Red Hat's largest certification effort to date with the U.S. government. [more]
2013-04-15 Registration Now Open, Call for Papers: International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC 2013)
We're pleased to announce that registration is now open for ICMC 2013. [more]
2013-04-09 atsec Supports Supply Chain Accreditation Standard
The release of the first version of the Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS) by The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum is supported by atsec. [more]
2013-04-01 atsec information security Introduces Ant-based Software Delivery
While research organizations around the world are working hard on topics like DNA computing, biological computers, and molecular circuitry, atsec information security once again has proven itself a vanguard of bold scientific progress in the IT sector. [more]
2013-03-05 SUSE Receives Common Criteria Security Certifications
SUSE® today announced it has received Common Criteria Certificates at Evaluation Assurance Level EAL4, augmented by ALC_FLR.3 (EAL4+) for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 including KVM virtualization and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z 11 SP2. [more]
2013-03-05 Common Criteria Awards at RSA
IBM products evaluated by atsec information security receive Common Criteria certificates at RSA. [more]
2013-02-28 gateprotect Firewall Obtains EAL4+ Certification under Common Criteria
The German IT security specialist gateprotect has successfully completed the internationally recognized EAL4+ certification under Common Criteria. [more]
2013-01-23 Call for Papers: The First International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC 2013)
This first ICMC aims to bring together experts from around the world to confer on the topic of cryptographic modules, with emphasis on their secure design, implementation, assurance, and use, referencing both new and established standards such as FIPS 140-2 and ISO/IEC 19790. [more]