Common Criteria certification furthers Ipswitch leadership in developing secure IT solutions
LEXINGTON, Mass., February 24, 2014 – The Ipswitch® WhatsUp Gold® suite of network, application and server monitoring software has been certified under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS). Common Criteria is an internationally recognized standard allowing public and private sector organizations to confidently assess the security and assurance of IT software. As a result of the certification, Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold software meets mandates for U.S. Federal government agencies running applications in National Security Systems (NSS) environments. Ipswitch recently announced other IT security advancements including Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) membership andPayment Card Industry (PCI) certification for MOVEit® Managed File Transfer software.
“With Common Criteria certification in place, our customers have the added confidence that our WhatsUp Gold products have been validated against rigorous security standards covering user data protection, fault tolerance, authentication and more,” said Lourdes Engel, Senior Vice President of Research & Development at Ipswitch. “Ipswitch remains committed to adhering to and advancing security best practices for our broad portfolio of software solutions.”
WhatsUp Gold software products that now meet Common Criteria standards include:
Common Criteria was adopted by the International Standards Organization and embodied in a Common Criteria Mutual Recognition Arrangement that covers more than two dozen countries worldwide. The arrangement leverages the use of Common Criteria certificates by each member nation so that products can be procured without the need for further evaluation.
Ipswitch helps solve complex IT problems with simple solutions. The company’s software is trusted by millions of people worldwide to transfer files between systems, business partners and customers; and to monitor networks, applications and servers. Ipswitch was founded in 1991 and is based in Lexington, Massachusetts with offices throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.ipswitch.com.