CGI’s innovative and high-quality IT Security Evaluation and Test Facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States provide expert product certification services for Common Criteria, the internationally recognized information assurance process. CGI is proud to be part of the development of this standard and supporting methodology.

Key services

Across all of our labs, CGI’s system and software testing and accreditation services follow our ISO 9001 quality standards, and include:

  • Common Criteria evaluations
  • Common Criteria consulting
  • FIPS 140-2 validation services for cryptographic modules
  • Common Criteria and FIPS 140-2 gap analysis workshops
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Penetration testing
  • Assurance continuity

CGI’s approach leverages close relationships with clients and certification bodies to deliver successful, on-time evaluations. Key features include:

  • Time zone proximity to local markets
  • Firm-fixed pricing providing cost certainty
  • Turn-key certification services including full consultancy capabilities from
  • CGI and our trusted partner network
  • Technical reach-back capability in which hundreds of local CGI security professionals can be leveraged to drive further efficiencies
  • Flexible testing to find the most efficient, cost-effective approach for each client (e.g., remote vs. onsite) 
  • Dedicated project manager providing a schedule, plan and stakeholder updates
  • Proven methodology with an available workshop to quickly identify potential gaps