We are excited to share that as of July 2022, VMware NSX-T version 3.1 has passed Common Criteria certification for Network Devices under Collaborative Protection Profile 2.2e, also known as NDcPP 2.2e. This is one of many testaments to our commitment to providing industry-leading certified solutions for customers from federal departments and agencies, international governments and agencies, and other highly regulated industries and sectors. Along with FIPS, DISA-STIG, ICSA Labs firewall certification, and several other independent evaluations, the NDcPP 2.2e certification validates NSX as a reliable network virtualization platform that satisfies rigorous government security standards.
VMware NSX 3.1 is now listed:
- National Information Assurance Partnership, NIAP, Product Compliant List https://www.niap-ccevs.org/Product/Compliant.cfm?PID=11217
- Common Criteria Recognition Agreement, CCRA, https://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/products/
- VMware NSX NDcPP 2.2e Certificate – https://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/files/epfiles/st_vid11217-ci.pdf
From the NIAP Security Evaluation Summary:
The evaluation was carried out in accordance with the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS) process and scheme. The criteria against which the VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1 was evaluated are described in the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation, Version 3.1 rev 5. The evaluation methodology used by the evaluation team to conduct the evaluation is the Common Methodology for Information Technology Security Evaluation, Version 3.1 rev 5. The product, when delivered configured as identified in the VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1 Common Criteria Guidance Addendum, satisfies all of the security functional requirements stated in the VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1 Common Criteria Security Target. The project underwent CCEVS Validator review. The evaluation was completed in July 2022. Results of the evaluation can be found in the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme Validation Report prepared by CCEVS.
VMware NSX continues to be a driving force with customers by providing networking and security-based services to meet the most stringent demands of our customers across all workload types such as virtual machines, containers, and multi-cloud. The Common Criteria certification acts as a seal of assurance for the federal government, its agencies, contractors, and other organizations and assures that the product complies with strict security requirements specified within the designated level. This certification also shows VMware’s continued commitment to investing in certification efforts.
For all official VMware certifications, please visit http://www.vmware.com/security/certifications.