Re: [Full-disclosure] Can ISO15408 evaluated products be trusted?

From: Nora Barrera (
Date: 05/21/05

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    --- wrote:

    > Ask the vendor for a copy of the evaluation report.

    But those reports do not contain any valuable
    information for me. What kind of tests were done? How?
    It looks like security by obscurity.

    > Note that the EAL and PP interact - a CAPP
    > (Controlled Access) evaluated at EAL4
    > may actually provide less *real* protection than an
    > LSPP (Labeled System) evaluated
    > to EAL3 - the EAL4 just means they've done more work
    > to prove the *provided* security works as

    What's the use of security functions if they can be

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