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
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