SOURCE: StillSecure

February 13, 2007 12:37 ET

StillSecure VAM Achieves Common Criteria Certification

Certification Strengthens StillSecure's Commitment to the Federal Marketplace

SUPERIOR, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2007 -- StillSecure®, provider of an award-winning, integrated suite of enterprise network security solutions, today announced that StillSecure VAM® v5.5, the company's vulnerability management platform, has been approved by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) for Common Criteria (ISO/IEC 15408) certification. Common Criteria is an internationally recognized standard that provides a broad range of evaluation criteria for commercial and nationally sensitive government-use IT security products.

StillSecure selected CygnaCom Solutions to conduct independent testing of the StillSecure VAM v5.5 product. Cygnacom Solutions' Common Criteria Testing Laboratory is accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Assessment Program and approved by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP). CygnaCom's SEL performs Common Criteria evaluations in accordance with the NIAP Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme.

The evaluation process determined that StillSecure VAM v5.5 meets the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security at Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (EAL2). DoD and Intelligence Community consumers can now purchase this product according to the NSTISSP #11 regulation and DoD 8500 acquisition policies.

"We are excited to achieve Common Criteria certification because it validates our commitment to providing solutions that meet the government's highest standards for integrating security-related products within national security systems," said Mitchell Ashley, CTO and VP of Customer Experience at StillSecure. "We will continue to pursue third-party validation through independent reviews and certifications so that customers can best understand how to use our products to protect their mission-critical data in real-world environments."

"Common Criteria provides assurance that the process of testing, evaluating, and assessing information systems and networks has been conducted in a rigorous and standard manner," said Nithya Rachamadugu, director of CygnaCom Solutions' Security Evaluation Laboratory.

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About StillSecure VAM

VAM is part of StillSecure's integrated suite of network security solutions. VAM is a vulnerability management platform that identifies, manages, and repairs network security vulnerabilities. With its extensible, open architecture -- the VAM Integration Framework™ -- VAM integrates within an organization's IT environment and serves as a central command and control center for all vulnerability-related activities on the network.

About StillSecure

StillSecure delivers network security solutions that protect IT business infrastructure. The integrated StillSecure suite provides preventative defense, enables compliance with regulatory information security policies, and actively blocks network attacks. StillSecure manages and reduces risk from network attack and noncompliance for some of the largest organizations in government, healthcare, financial services, and education. StillSecure solutions are available through its direct sales force and channel partners. For more information please call (303) 381-3830, or visit

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