Archived U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Validated Protection Profile - Peripheral Sharing Switch for Human Interface Devices Protection Profile, Version 2.1
Short Name: pp_psshid_v2.1
Technology Type: Peripheral Switch
CC Version: 3.1
Preceded By: pp_psshid_v2.0
Sunset Date: 2013.08.28
Conformance Claim: EAL2 AugmentedProtection Profile
Herewith a brief summary, sufficiently detailed to enable a potential user to determine whether the PP is of interest.
This Protection Profile specifies U.S. Department of Defense minimum-security requirements for peripheral switches; devices, which enable a single set of human interface devices to be shared between multiple computers. The Protection Profile is consistent with Common Criteria.
SECURITY EVALUATION SUMMARY
Because a PP is written to be implementation-independent, there may be some ambiguities that do not arise until a specific implementation is being evaluated against it. When this happens, a resolution is established through the Observation Decision (OD) process in the form of a Precedent Decision (PD), which is to be used consistently in subsequent evaluations involving the PP in question. Precedent Decisions (PD-0093) specifically associated with this PP is included in version 2.0.:
July 25, 2007
Aug 21 2008
Assurance maintenance has been performed on this protection profile. This update caused a change in version number (from 1.1 to 1.2) that indicates an update has occurred. The update added CC version 3.1 the Conformance Claim requirement. The following functional components were updated to reflect CC version 3.1, FDP_IFF.1, FMT_MSA.1, FDP_ETC.1, and FDP_ITC.1. In addition, FMT_SMF.1 was added as a dependency of FMT_MSA.1 based on the CC version 3.1 changes.
June 1, 2010
Assurance maintenance has been performed on this protection profile. This update caused a change in version number (from 1.2 to 2.0) that indicates an update has occurred. The changes included review and update to the assumptions, threats and objectives. Security functional requirements were adjusted to accommodate the adjustment in the security threats and objectives. A new requirement was added to restrict USB connections and the EAL was changed from four to two. This change also included updates based on questions in PD-0093.
September 07, 2010
Assurance maintenance has been performed on this protection profile. This update caused a change in version number (from 2.0 to 2.1) that indicates an update has occurred. The change includes replacing the inadvertent removal of the ROM requirement.
This U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile is not assigned to any Validated Products
This U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile does not have any related Technical Decisions
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