On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Christian Theune <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I have to give an unfortunate update about the Common Criteria (CC) > certification. > > The CC project began in 2003 to certify Zope 3's security architecture under > the conditions of the Common Criteria framework. > > We started out as a community effort which turned out not to be a viable > solution due to the lack of interest of volunteers and the complexity of the > problem space. > > gocept restarted the efforts in 2006 and provided a security target document > which was given to review and moving pretty good actually. There were very > concrete and viable plans for 2008 to finally get the certification wrapped up > by end of may. > > Unfortunately the project had to be cancelled due to the lack of interest of > the sponsoring organisation which went through a major merger. Due to that > we're stopping all activities on the certification. If interest in this should > come back at some point, we'd be happy to be part of a renewed effort.
Too bad. I think those kinds of certifications aren't of much real use, but it positions you as a serious enterprise player, so it looks good. -- Lennart Regebro: Zope and Plone consulting. http://www.colliberty.com/ +33 661 58 14 64 _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )