Jul 1, 2018 - No. In accordance with the ISM, FIPS-140 accreditation does not replace an ACSC Cryptographic evaluation. However, providing all relevant FIPS accreditation documentation may assist the process.
Jul 1, 2018 - No. We do not charge evaluation fees for conducting a Cryptographic evaluation or producing a consumer guide. However, the vendor is responsible for arranging delivery of the information, software and/or hardware to us (if secure electronic means is not a viable option) and providing any licences we need to conduct the evaluation.
Jul 1, 2018 - No. If requested, we can negotiate an NDA with the vendor. This can be a lengthy process that will postpone the start of the Cryptographic evaluation. To reduce delays, we have a standard NDA template, which is available upon request.
Jul 1, 2018 - We administer the regulations for conducting Common Criteria (CC) evaluations. You can find more detail in the AISEP Policy Manual