Regulating IT Market with Common Criteria Certifications (M13a)
Even though Common Criteria Standard is the unique formal evaluation methodology for IT Security Evaluations, it’s also a strong tool to regulate the IT market mainly on procurements of governments. In parallel to the increase of successful Cyber-Security Attacks, every government agency around the globe has increased their IT security budget in accordance with National Cyber Security Strategies. This presentation will compare the National Cyber Security Strategies of countries around the globe but mainly focus on specific implementations in Turkey and the Middle East. As an outcome of the study, practical information will be shared with the audience where standardization is used as a tool to regulate the market as well as achieving the objectives for securing the infrastructures of government agencies. During the presentation the effects of certification requirements to the vendors will be discussed where the vendors will be categorized as start-ups, local vendors and exported IT solutions.