cPP Network Device Evaluation

In this course, you’ll explore the official CC documentation and vendor documentation used for a cPPND evaluation.


  • Security Target introduction Video — 00:11:18
    • Overview of Security Target (ST) and the ST introduction.

  • Common Criteria documentation Video — 00:09:27
    • A high-level overview of Common Criteria documentation.

  • Entropy document Video — 00:10:04
    • Exploring an entropy document.

  • TOE Summary Specifications, Security Assurance Requirements (SAR) & threats, assumptions and objectives Video — 00:10:59
    • TOE Summary Specifications, Security Assurance Requirements (SAR) and threats, assumptions and objectives.

  • Trusted Path/Channels (FTP and SSH) Video — 00:14:03
    • A look at Trusted Path/Channels (FTP) and SSH.

  • Security Management (FMT) Video — 00:08:58
    • A look at Security Management (FMT).

  • Cryptographic Support (FCS) Video — 00:14:16
    • A look at Cryptographic Support (FCS).

  • Security Functional Requirements deep dive Video — 00:10:00
    • Security Functional Requirements deep dive.

  • How to scope your TOE – project Video — 00:06:50
    • How to scope your TOE. (Project)

  • Overview of required cPP ND vendor documentation Video — 00:09:26
    • A high-level overview of cPP Network Devices (cPPND) vendor documentation required for Common Criteria.

  • Conduct internal testing, lab testing — What to expect — Final package and getting product officially certified Video — 00:04:51
    • Conduct internal testing and get the product officially certified.

  • cPP/PP evaluation overview Video — 00:11:05
    • A high-level overview of a cPP Common Criteria evaluation.

  • Scope your TOE – Project Instructions
  • Write an AGD & write test plan Video — 00:11:52
    • Write an AGD and write a test plan.

  • Trusted Path/Channels (FTP and TLS) Video — 00:17:48
    • A look at Trusted Path/Channels (FTP) and TLS.

  • Protection of the TSF (FPT) & TOE Access (FTA) Video — 00:13:33
    • A look at protection of the TSF (FPT) and TOE access (FTA).

  • Identification and Authentication (FIA) Video — 00:12:16
    • A look at Identification and Authentication (FIA).

  • Security Audit (FAU) Video — 00:13:43
    • A look at the Security Audit (FAU).

  • How to scope your TOE Video — 00:06:59
    • How to scope your TOE. (Project answers)


Course description

Explore the required documentation for a cPPND evaluation. Next, take a deep dive into what a Security Target is. Learn how to scope the target of evaluation (TOE) and write a Security Target (ST). The course goes on to describe the Vendor Documentation required for a cPPND evaluation. Finally, we look at what to expect once the CCTL submits your product’s evaluation package to the CC authorizing scheme.

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