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CA Technologies Increases List Of Identity And Access Management Products Certified Under Common Criteria

Common Criteria is an independent security certification recognized by governments in more than 26 countries
ISLANDIA, N.Y., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that CA Directory r12 SP3 has met the requirements of Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 3+ from the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC).

Common Criteria is an independent security certification recognized by governments in more than 26 countries, including the United States. Certification is granted when a Common Criteria testing laboratory, such as EWA-Canada, determines that a product meets a defined measure of security. The certification addresses product functionality, development environment, documentation and product testing measures.

"CA continues to support Common Criteria evaluations as a measurement of security capabilities," said Bill Clark, vice president, Public Sector Technical Sales, CA Technologies. "We understand the importance of third-party assurance, such as this certification, and are proud to have our identity and access management portfolio so well-represented on the certified products list."

CA Directory is a large-scale user directory that delivers the availability, reliability, and scalability needed for today's online applications. This includes providing the performance needed for efficient read and write operations, transparent distribution and replication.

The CA Directory r12 sp3 evaluation was performed on the Oracle Solaris 10 and Windows Server 2003 operating system SP2 platforms at EWA-Canada's Common Criteria Evaluation Facility. EWA is one of only three labs approved by the CSEC that meet the Canadian Common Criteria Scheme lab requirements. These labs conduct IT security evaluations to determine conformance to the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, International Standard ISO/IEC