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U.S. Government Approved Protection Profile - PP-Module for Video/Display Devices Version 1.0

Short Name: mod_vi_v1.0

Technology Type: Peripheral Switch

CC Version: 3.1

Date: 2019.07.19

Conformance Claim: None

Protection Profile [PDF]

Supporting Docs [PDF]

PP Configuration for PSD-VI_V1.0 [PDF]

Control Mapping [PDF]

PP Configuration for PSD-KM-VI_V1.0  [PDF]

PP-Configuration for PSD-AO-KM-UA-VI_V1.0  [PDF]

PP-Configuration for PSD-AO-VI_V1.0  [PDF]

PP-Configuration for PSD-AO-KM-VI_V1.0  [PDF]

PP-Configuration for PSD-KM-UA-VI_V1.0  [PDF]



The scope of this Protection Profile (PP)-Module is to describe the security functionality of a specific type of Peripheral Sharing Device (PSD) product in terms of Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, version 3.1, Release 5 [CC] and to define functional and assurance requirements for such products.

A Target of Evaluation (TOE) claiming conformance to this PP-Module must also claim conformance to the Peripheral Sharing Device Protection Profile (PSD PP) as its Base-PP. This is because the PSD PP is a generic Protection Profile aimed at defining baseline requirements and Evaluation Activities for a wide variety of PSD products, but additional specific requirements and Evaluation Activities apply depending on the types of physical and logical interfaces a PSD includes. Therefore, this PP-Module defines additional Security Functional Requirements (SFRs) for security functionality unique to a PSD that includes the ability to manipulate or assign video source inputs to video or display output devices.


A compliant Target of Evaluation (TOE) for this PP-Module is any PSD that supports connectivity for one or more video output peripheral devices. All of the requirements and restrictions that the PSD PP defines apply to a conformant TOE. A conformant TOE satisfies all of the specific data protection/isolation capabilities that the PSD PP requires. A conformant TOE embodies one or more of the use cases defined in the PSD PP.

A candidate TOE for claiming conformance to this PP-Module is any TOE that conforms to the PSD PP and includes video and display functionality as connected peripherals. In particular, a conformant TOE should support one or more video sources and one or more video display devices.

The TOE may include functionality for additional types of computer interfaces (e.g. keyboard/mouse, user authentication device). When this is the case, the TOE will claim conformance to all applicable PP-Modules that extend the PSD PP.

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