Sydney, Australia – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2 has been awarded the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+ – the highest level of assurance for a commercial middleware platform. This certification provides government agencies, financial institutions, and customers in other security-sensitive environments the assurance that Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2 meets government security standards.
Achieving the Common Criteria Certification for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2 supports Red Hat’s reputation as an industry leader in technology and showcases the company’s ongoing commitment to security. In 2012, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1.0 and 5.1.1 also achieved Common Criteria certification at the EAL4+ assurance level.
The Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of standards used by the federal government and organizations to assess the security and assurance of technology products. EAL categorizes the depth and rigor of the evaluation, and EAL4+ assures consumers that the software has been methodically designed, tested, and reviewed to meet the evaluation criteria.