U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Protection Profile for Enterprise Security Management - Identity and Credential Management Version 2.1
Short Name: pp_esm_icm_v2.1
Technology Type: Enterprise Security Management
CC Version: 3.1
Preceded By: pp_esm_icm_v1.0
Conformance Claim: NoneProtection Profile
This protection profile focuses on the aspect of ESM that is responsible for enforcing identity and credential management. Identity and Credential Management products will generate and issue credentials for subjects that reside within the enterprise. They will also maintain the organizational attributes that are associated with these subjects. By providing a means for subjects to validate their identities and determining the relationship these subjects have to the enterprise, an Identity and Credential Management product is able to support enterprise accountability and access control.
The establishment of unique, unambiguous identities is an important foundational capability that enables issuance and management of credentials and authorization attributes. The notion of identity refers to that unique identifier assigned to an individual against which credential and attribute data can be associated.
In order for an individual to be identified as a user within the ESM system, they must be enrolled. Enrollment refers to the act of assigning a unique identifier to a subject, generating and issuing credentials, defining attributes for a user, and propagating that data to any repositories that use it. It is necessary for the TSF to be able to securely transmit this data to those components.
TOEs compliant with this PP are expected to exhibit the following behavior:
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