Tuesday, March 17, 2009

CA eHealth Performance Manager Earns Common Criteria Level 2 Certification

CA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that CA eHealth Performance Manager (CA eHealth PM) has achieved Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2 certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS).

“This level of security certification tells customers that CA is committed to achieving the highest standards and compliance requirements,” said Roger Pilc, corporate senior vice president and general manager of CA's Infrastructure Management and Data Center Automation business unit. “Customers can rest assured knowing that the quality and efficacy CA eHealth Performance Manager has been independently validated.”

Common Criteria is an internationally recognized security certification required by the U.S. and certain other governments worldwide for departments and agencies seeking to procure commercial products. Common Criteria certification also assures businesses that a product has been certified as meeting a standard measure of security, whether it is used internally or in solutions for customers. CA eHealth PM r5.7 sp9 is certified at the EAL 2 level of the Common Criteria scheme, as defined by ISO/IEC 15408-2 and ISO/IEC 15408-3, which address product functionality, development environment, documentation, and product testing measures.

The evaluation was performed by Booz Allen Hamilton's Common Criteria Testing Laboratory (CCTL). Booz Allen is one of only nine CCTLs approved by the National Information Assurance Partnership that meet U.S. Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme. These labs conduct IT security evaluations for conformance to the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, International Standard ISO/IEC 15408. Booz Allen has a long history in providing both strategic consulting and evaluation services in common criteria and trust technology, as well as the spectrum of cyber security threats and defenses.

“Booz Allen's Common Criteria Testing Lab has enabled CA, Inc. to assure their clients that their product meets the necessary security standards,” said Bill Stewart, Booz Allen vice president and security expert in assurance and resilience. “We are very pleased to be able to help CA deliver enduring value to their product consumers.”

Other CA products certified under Common Criteria include CA Single Sign-On r7, CA Audit r8, CA Admin r8, CA Security Command Center r8, CA Integrated Threat Management r8, CA Access Control for Windows r8, CA Directory r8.1, and CA NSM r11.1.

About Common Criteria

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Security Agency (NSA) established the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) to evaluate IT product conformance to the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, an international standard. The program, officially known as the NIAP Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS) is a partnership between the public and private sectors to help organizations select commercial off-the-shelf information technology (IT) products that meet their security requirements and to help manufacturers of those products gain acceptance in the global marketplace. Twenty-four countries now recognize the Common Criteria as the official third-party evaluation criteria for IT security procedures.

About Booz Allen

Booz Allen Hamilton
has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for 95 years. Providing a broad range of services in strategy, operations, organization and change, information technology, systems engineering, and program management, Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Booz Allen has 20,000 employees and generates annual revenue of over $4 billion. Booz Allen’s Common Criteria Testing Laboratory is a leading provider in product evaluations and the industry expert for medium robustness evaluations.

About CA

CA (NASDAQ: CA) is the world’s leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage. For more information, visit www.ca.com.

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