Ultra Electronics, 3eTI WiFiProtect Gains NIAP Common Criteria Certification

October 2, 2018 Laura Dolan

Ultra Electronics, 3eTI WiFiProtect's 3e-520 series of wireless mesh radios, Validation ID 10859 evaluation is successfully completed.

WiFiProtect consists of a portfolio of highly-reliable, military-grade, secure mesh network devices conducive for rugged-outdoor, enterprise, and industrial automation and control environments.

The wireless devices were tested based on a security audit, cryptographic support, identification and authentication, security management, Protection of TSF, TOE Access, as well as a number of trusted paths/channels. After the evaluation, the WiFiProtect sufficiently fulfilled the security requirements contained in the Security Target.
NIAP oversaw the evaluation that was executed by an independent third-party meeting the standards of the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS) requirements and guidance. This certification makes commercial products available for National Security System (NSS) Procurement according to the Committee on National Security Systems Policy #11. It also defines 3eTI’s WiFiProtect 525N and 523N devices as the only wireless devices to be certified for National Information Assurance Partnership’s (NIAP) Common Criteria protection profile: Extended Package for Wireless LAN Access System.

“Third-party certifications are vital to ensuring that products have been thoroughly tested and meet stringent security and assurance requirements for our customers. These independent performance validations substantially reduce the business risk in introducing devices into networks,” said Charlene Mowery, CISM, and vice president of global business and marketing for Ultra Electronics, 3eTI.

For more information, visit ultra-3eti.com.

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