Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd is pleased to announce that CyberSecurity Malaysia has awarded the Common Criteria (CC) certification for its Two Factors Authentication (2FA) application using mobile devices – ePassport Suite version 3.0. This award was presented by En. Wan Shafiuddin Bin Zainudin, New Scheme Manager of CyberSecurity to Mr. Calvert Wong, Executive Director of Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd on 17th July 2014.
The Common Criteria is an internationally recognized ISO standard (ISO/IEC15408) used by governments and other organizations to assess the security and assurance of technology products. Common Criteria certification assures that certified devices are independently evaluated and verified to meet the fundamental security requirements specified in the Protection Profile.
Achieving EAL2 certification marks the completion of an intensive effort of which Extol’s ePassport was examined, tested and certified. This solution is proven to be a trusted platform for modern IT infrastructure, which is currently use by many huge financial institutions and government agencies. “With the EAL2 evaluation, Commercial and government agencies with environments that demand proven security assurance can trust Extol MSC Berhad to handle sensitive information affordably, with an internationally agreed-upon and widely adopted standard for security evaluation” said Calvert Wong, Executive Director of Extol MSC Berhad.
As Extol moves forward with continued commitment to solve customers’ business challenges and also to facilitate the prompt completion of Common Criteria certification, the company is expanding its portfolio and expertise towards mobile technologies.