Tag Archives: Commercial Product Assurance

How do you evaluate an Information Exchange Gateway solution?

8 Sep

How do you evaluate an Information Exchange Gateway solution? I’ve blogged previously on Cyber Matters about how Information Exchange Gateways (IEGs) need to be built in a flexible manner to meet a variety of customer requirements. The other big question from potential customers is how do they know that they can trust a solution? Continue reading

UK Government Security Classification Scheme

1 Apr

After nearly two years of planning, the new UK Government Security Classification system comes into operation this month. This will probably be accompanied by some articles from the doomsday brigade suggesting forecasting chaos and uncertainty; there are undoubtedly rough edges, but it’s important not to lose sight of the bigger cultural change at play…

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What is the difference between a Guard and a Gateway?

13 Aug

Guards and gateways are full application layer proxies that connect to two or more networks.  They accept data passed on an inbound network interface, ‘process it’, and then pass data to the outbound network interface.   The difference between the two is in the ‘process it’ step.
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Evolution of Common Criteria

5 Mar

Nexor have received Common Criteria certification for our Sentinel Product, as required by our customers. Common Criteria is a scheme that is both much criticised and undergoing evolution.

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Common Criteria Certification for Nexor Sentinel

5 Feb

Nexor has announced the Common Criteria Certification, to EAL4 of Nexor Sentinel – a high assurance, e-mail guard.

In the announcement I am quoted as saying:
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