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Archived U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Protection Profile for Application Software Version 1.2

Short Name: pp_app_v1.2

Technology Type: Application Software

CC Version: 3.1

Date: 2016.04.25

Transition End Date: 2016.10.25

Preceded By: pp_app_v1.1

Succeeded By: pp_app_v1.3

Sunset Date: 2019.08.31 [Sunset Icon]

Conformance Claim: None

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The scope of this Protection Profile (PP) is to describe the security functionality of application software in terms of [CC] and to define functional and assurance requirements for such software. In recent years, software attacks have shifted from targeting operating systems to targeting applications. This has been the natural response to improvements in operating system security and development processes. As a result, it is paramount that the security of applications be improved to reduce the risk of compromise.

This U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile is not assigned to any Validated Products

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