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U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - Protection Profile for Virtualization Version 1.1

Short Name: pp_base_virtualization_v1.1

Technology Type: Virtualization

CC Version: 3.1

Date: 2021.06.14

Transition End Date: 2021.12.14

Preceded By: pp_base_virtualization_v1.0

Conformance Claim: None

Protection Profile [PDF]



The scope of this Protection Profile (PP) is to describe the security functionality of virtualization technologies in terms of [CC] and to define security functional and assurance requirements for such products. This PP is not complete in itself, but rather provides a set of requirements that are common to the PP-Modules for Server Virtualization and for Client Virtualization. These capabilities have been broken out into this generic ‘base’ PP due to the high degree of similarity between the two product types.


Due to the increasing prevalence of virtualization technology in enterprise computing environments, it is essential to ensure that this technology is implemented securely in order to mitigate the risk introduced by sharing multiple computers and their data across a single physical system. 

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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