Posted by: RAH Infotech | May 22, 2013

Palo Alto Networks Achieves Rigorous Common Criteria EAL4+ Certification

Palo Alto Networks, the network security company™, announced that Palo Alto Networks firewalls have achieved Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL4+), the highest level of globally recognized certification for the firewall category.

This achievement marks the completion of a rigorous third-party evaluation and testing process.  It proves that Palo Alto Networks firewalls are third-party validated security platforms for the most critical infrastructures, ranging from national governments to enterprise and financial institution networks.

“Because of heightened cyber security concerns, many organizations are looking for innovative and proven network security solutions that give them better control over network traffic,” said Lee Klarich, senior vice president of Product Management at Palo Alto Networks, Inc.  “This certification adds to the existing validations that underscore Palo Alto Networks firewalls are an exceptional platform to meet today’s pressing network security needs.”

This achievement expands Palo Alto Networks growing list of technical credentials, which include recognition by ICSA Labs (Network firewall certification), Telcordia (NEBS) and NIST (FIPS 140-2), among others.

For additional Common Criteria evaluation details specific to the Palo Alto Networks products, visit: http://www.niap-ccevs.org/st/vid10392/.

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