EAL Evaluation

This course will provide a deep dive into a Common Criteria (CC) Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 2.

Course description

This course begins with an overview of an EAL evaluation. We’ll cover what level of an EAL you will want to have your product evaluated at and why EAL 2 is recommended. We’ll discuss selecting an authorizing Common Criteria scheme and the pros and cons of selecting various international authorizing Common Criteria schemes. Once a scheme is decided on, you can get bids from various Common Criteria Testing Labs (CCTLs).


EAL evaluation overview

Video — 00:18:38

A high-level overview of an EAL Common Criteria evaluation.

Common Criteria documentation

Video — 00:08:03

A high-level overview of Common Criteria documentation.

Overview of required EAL vendor documentation

Video — 00:14:08

A high-level overview of EAL vendor documentation required for Common Criteria.

Security Target introduction

Video — 00:11:23

Overview of Security Target (ST) and the ST introduction.

How to scope your TOE

Video — 00:07:37

How to scope your target of evaluation.

How to write a Security Target for EAL SFRs

Video — 00:11:34

How to write a Security Target for EAL SFRs.

Security Audit (FAU)

Video — 00:08:34

A look at the Security Audit (FAU).

Cryptographic Support (FCS)

Video — 00:07:44

A look at Cryptographic Support (FCS).

User Data Protection (FDP)

Video — 00:07:49

A look at User Data Protection (FDP).

Identification and Authentication (FIA)

Video — 00:17:06

A look at Identification and Authentication (FIA).

Security Management (FMT)

Video — 00:08:11

A look at Security Management (FMT).

Protection of the TSF (FPT) & TOE Access (FTA)

Video — 00:05:27

A look at Protection of the TSF (FPT) & TOE Access (FTA).

Trusted Path/Channels (FTP)

Video — 00:05:53

A look at Trusted Path/Channels (FTP).

TOE Summary Specifications, Security Assurance Requirements (SAR) & threats, assumptions and objectives

Video — 00:09:13

Looking at TOE summary specifications, Security Assurance Requirements (SAR) and threats, assumptions and objectives.

Guidance documentation & life cycle

Video — 00:10:46

A look at guidance documentation and life cycle.

FSP (functional specification) and HLD (high-level design)

Video — 00:12:01

A look at functional specification and high-level design.

Conduct internal testing, lab testing — What to expect — Final package and getting product officially certified

Video — 00:07:14

Conduct internal testing, assemble the package and get your product officially certified.

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