AFSecurity Seminar

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Security Evaluation and Certification

DATE: Thursday 26 May 2016. 14:00h

LOCATION:  Seminar room Smalltalk (room 1416), Ole Johan Dahl's House.


14:00h Welcome at IFI

14:15h Talk: Assured IT Security through Evaluation and Certification

15:00h Discussion

SPEAKER: Helge Furuset (NSM)

ABSTRACT: The talk will give an introduction to the Norwegian Certification Authority for IT Security (SERTIT), how evaluation and certification of IT security are done, and how authorities, certification bodies, evaluation labs and industry work together through the Common Criteria Recognition Arrangement (CCRA) to develop security requirements, evaluate security functionality and provide recognition of security certificates across national borders. The talk will be relevant for procurers requiring secure products, vendors who needs a competitive advantage by getting security functionality certified and developers who want to know how to get assurance that adequate security requirements are met.

SPEAKER BIO: Helge R. Furuseth is Head of Section for Security Accreditation and Certification in the Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) where he has worked for the last five years. He has previous experience in ICT and information security from the Norwegian central government administration office. Helge holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a MPhil degree in e-Government Studies from the University of Oslo.