Labgram #097/Valgram #117 - NIAP Product Evaluation Status Prior to Kick-Off
Validators and CCTLs,
Recently there has been some confusion regarding the status values utilized by NIAP in the PINE tool to track evaluations prior to Check-in. In an effort to provide clarity for each individual party involved in all facets of evaluation, below is a guideline for each status along with intended timelines and expectations.
- “In Draft” – No time limit;
o Set automatically at time of input; provides NIAP a “heads-up” that a product is likely to be evaluated,
o No action taken by NIAP,
o Project is in full control of the Lab while completing preparation for evaluation or awaiting vendor or product readiness
- “Proposed” – No more than one month
o Set by the CCTL,
o CCTL will deliver Check-in package & EAR to NIAP for review within one month,
o NIAP assigns validators to evaluation project team, notifies CCTL & Validators
- “Pre-Evaluation” – Two weeks from time of Check-In Package/EAR delivery (dependent on reviews)
o Set by NIAP once validators are assigned,
o NIAP Check-in package & EAR review process conducted
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Posted on 2016-05-18 by NIAP Staff