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common criteria

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  Governing document that provides a comprehensive, rigorous method for specifying security function and assurance requirements for products and systems.
CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5 from CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 [Superseded] under Common Criteria from CNSSI 4009

  A set of internationally accepted semantic tools and constructs for describing the security needs of customers and the security attributes of products.
NIST SP 800-32 [Withdrawn] under Common Criteria