April 02, 2013 02:00 ET

Common Criteria Certification for RioRey DDoS Defense

(Approved by the Turkish Standards Institution [Turk Standartlari Enstitusu] and RioRey, Inc., April 2, 2013)

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2013) - RioRey, Inc., a technology leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) infrastructure protection, announced that products in the RioRey Perimeter Protection Platform™ have earned Common Criteria EAL4 Augmented with ALC_FLR.1 (EAL4+). Products certified include the RE500, RE1500, RX1800, RX2300, RX4400, RG with RIOS Software version 5.0.12sp8, and rView Software version 5.0.12sp9.

The internationally recognized Common Criteria certification, awarded by the Turkish Standards Institution, means that these products have been evaluated by a neutral third party testing laboratory (CygnaCom Solutions) and meet RioRey's claims for security features and capabilities.

The Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS) validates the evaluation of security functionality in commercial products. EAL4 Augmented with ALC_FLR.1 is the highest mutually recognized assurance levels under the Common Criteria Recognition Agreement (CCRA). The certification is valid internationally, accepted by government agencies and enterprises worldwide.

CTO Nitin Mehrotra was confident that RioRey's wide range of products would pass the rigorous Common Criteria tests. "This is the strength of our common software architecture," said Mehrotra. "Our scalable design offers DDoS protection for any size network ranging from small, single site enterprises to large, multi-national carriers. RioRey's RG product line, which defends against DDoS attacks at up to 200 Gbps throughput, is the leader in the industry. CC certification assures our customers around the globe that RioRey products meet international standards for security and performance."

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About RioRey, Inc.
Founded in 2006, RioRey is the performance leader in dedicated DDoS defense systems for enterprises that demand consistent Internet availability. RioRey's core technology is software-based proprietary analytics and algorithms for detecting and mitigating DDoS attacks. Its technology drives highly intelligent, automated DDoS defense platforms that substantially lower the workload on IT security personnel. Deployed globally, RioRey offers the most powerful detection and mitigation products available to protect critical infrastructure from the disruptive impact of DDoS attacks.

About Cygnacom

CygnaCom Solutions is a premier PKI and Security evaluation company. CygnaCom operates accredited Security evaluation laboratories for Common Criteria, FIPS 140-2 and SCAP certifications. Common Criteria Lab is accredited to operate under the US (NIAP) and the Turkish (TSE) schemes and is in-process to be accredited in the Canadian Scheme (CSEC). CygnaCom provides fair, objective, and cost-effective assessments of all products submitted for validation.

The Cryptographic Equipment Assessment Laboratory (CEAL) of CygnaCom is accredited to test hardware and software products for compliance with the U.S Government's (NIST) FIPS 140-2 algorithms and SCAP requirements. To learn more about the Government procurement procedures and product certifications contact

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