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TD0188:  NIT Technical Decision for Optional use of X.509 certificates for digital signatures

Publication Date
2017.04.10

Protection Profiles
CPP_FW_V1.0, CPP_ND_V1.0

Other References
NDcPP V1.0, FWcPP V1.0, FPT_TUD_EXT.1, FPT_TUD_EXT.2

Issue Description

The Network Interpretations Team (NIT) has issued a technical decision regarding the optional use of X.509 certificates for digital signatures.

Resolution

To align with NIT interpretation # 201630, the use of X.509 certificates is not mandated when a digital signature is employed for TOE updates in order to comply with the FPT_TUD_EXT.1 requirements.

For further information, please see the NIT interpretation at: https://www.niap-ccevs.org/Documents_and_Guidance/ccevs/NITDecisionRfI30.pdf

Justification

See issue description.

 
 
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