Improving Government Certification Testing
Source: Cisco Systems
Far more than private sector businesses, global government agencies rely on standardization to ensure people, processes, and missions are uniformly focused in their goals. This level of assurance is equally paramount in the communication systems throughout and between agencies. To deliver products that comply with rigorous security and assurance standards, networking and communications equipment vendors must rely on government certification labs. This paper explores and makes recommendations to address, the policy, process, and overall lab operations issues that are restricting vendors from delivering a comprehensive certified product offering to the marketplace.