U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Protection Profile for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Systems 15 November 2011 Version 1.0
Short Name: pp_wlan_as_v1.0
Technology Type: Wireless LAN
CC Version: 3.1
Date: 01 December 2011
Transition End Date: 29 May 2012
Conformance Claim: None
The Transition Window for this PP is from the date of publication through 1 June 2012. During the Transition Window, products will be accepted into evaluation against the PP or against an ST at EAL2 with a Letter of Intent. Once the Transition Window closes, all relevant products submitted for evaluation will only be evaluated against the PP.
Wireless LAN Access System
This is the approved Protection Profile for Wireless LAN Access. The Target of Evaluation (TOE) defined in this protection Profile (PP) is used for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) Access Systems for the protection of sensitive but unclassified data on a wireless network. This PP details the policies, assumptions, threats, security objectives, security functional requirements, and security assurance requirements for the WLAN and its supporting environment.
The TOE for the WLAN Access System contributes to a secure wireless access solution for providing secure communication between a user (wireless client) and a wired network (e.g., enterprise network) by providing centralized management functions, policy control, and cryptographic services to support administration, authentication, encryption, and the protection and handling of data in transit.
Threats addressed by the TOE are listed in the Threat section of the PP. Examples include, help mitigate denial of service (DoS) attacks and preventing resource exhaustion.
This U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile is not assigned to any Validated Products
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