Manufacturer News: Xerox Common Criteria Certification


The National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) has tough testing standards for technology. The Common Criteria certification is a rigorous IT security standard offered by NIAP, and Xerox AltaLink devices are the very first MFPs to be certified.

The NIAP is the government organization which, based on global Common Criteria, ensures compliance for the Information Technology Security Evaluation. The standards for the Common Criteria security profile come from specifications based and specified by both U.S. and Japanese government agencies. Testing is performed in independent labs and is based on stringent standard for security evaluations. The endorsement is for businesses of all sizes as well as enterprises and government entities.

This means for AltaLink MFPs that the Protection Profile ensures information within the device follows requirements for security and from security threats, including authentication, protocols, and cryptography.

Xerox AltaLink devices include 10 MFPs equipped with ConnectKey. They are designed for all businesses and have capability for medium and large workgroups. Cloud connectivity, smart printing, remote printing, and included and downloadable apps are all standard in the various MFPs available.

Xerox holds a longstanding reputation of offering the best in technology and the most advanced security features. The security feature included always offer a multilayered approach, including prevention, detection, and partnerships. Additionally, adding a managed print service enhances the Xerox offerings for even more security and productivity.

EDGE is proud to offer Xerox products, now with additional accolades that help our customers feel even better about the security in the office. Contact us today to learn more.