Hikvision Achieves Common Criteria Certification

Information Technology Press Releases Wednesday October 10, 2018 08:22
HANGZHOU, China--10 Oct--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

Hikvision, the world's leading supplier of innovative security products and solutions, announced its IP camera product series, DS-2CD3 and DS-2CD5, have achieved the certificate of Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (abbreviated as Common Criteria or CC) with assurance type EAL2 augmented with ALC_FLR.2 (EAL2+). It demonstrates Hikvision's commitment to global customers on reliability and cybersecurity.

As one of the most widely recognized international standards (ISO/IEC 15408) in information technology security, the Common Criteria certification is mainly applicable to evaluating security and reliability of information technology products or solutions, and is also focused on the protection of private information. Government organizations or government agencies[1] from 28 countries have participated in the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA)[2], including National Information Assurance Partnership and Department of Defense of U.S. Many enterprise organizations also use CC as a requisite in relevant procurements.

"Along with the transformation into a networked and intelligent era, security industry is facing unprecedented development opportunities, but also new challenges. Hikvision is always committed to developing quality, safe and innovative security products," said Dr. Wang Bin, Chief Officer at Hikvision Network and Information Security Laboratory and Network Security Department.

As required process to achieve Common Criteria certificate, Hikvision successfully passed the rigorous evaluation performed by Common Criteria testing laboratory Brightsight, a world-renowned security evaluation institution.

About Hikvision

Hikvision is the world's leading provider of innovative security products and solutions. Featuring the industry's strongest R&D workforce, Hikvision advances core technologies of audio and video encoding, video image processing, and related data storage, as well as forward-looking technologies such as cloud computing, big data, and deep learning. In addition to the video surveillance industry, Hikvision extends its reach to smart home tech, industrial automation, and automotive electronics industries to achieve its long-term vision. Always creating value for its customers, Hikvision operates 38 regional subsidiaries all over the world to achieve a truly global presence. For more information, please visit us at www.hikvision.com.

[1] https://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/files/CCRA%20-%20July%202,%202014%20-%20Ratified%20September%208%202014.pdf
[2] https://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/ccra/members/

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