Government agencies require the highest level of security for their API, SOA and information sharing initiatives. The US National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) created Common Criteria certification to help agencies improve network security. Common Criteria is now an internationally-recognized certification for information assurance products.
Security solutions that receive Common Criteria certification have been rigorously engineered to the highest degree of quality and feature security capabilities that have been reliably implemented. The CA API Gateway (formerly the Layer 7 SOA Gateway) was recently certified conformant with two Common Criteria Protection Profiles:
CA provides secure API, SOA, XML and information sharing solutions to some of the most demanding organizations around the world. As part of its efforts to deliver the most reliable solutions for secure integration, CA is committed to maintaining Common Criteria certification for its API gateways, in both hardware and virtual appliance form factors.