ISO/IEC TR 15446:2009 Preview
Information technology -- Security techniques -- Guide for the production of Protection Profiles and Security Targets
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2014. Therefore this version remains current.
The electronic version of this International Standard can be downloaded from the ISO/IEC Information Technology Task Force (ITTF) web site
ISO/IEC TR15446:2009 provides guidance relating to the construction of Protection Profiles (PPs) and Security Targets (STs) that are intended to be compliant with the third edition of ISO/IEC 15408. It is also applicable to PPs and STs compliant with Common Criteria Version 3.1, a technically identical standard published by the Common Criteria Management Board, a consortium of governmental organizations involved in IT security evaluation and certification.
ISO/IEC TR15446:2009 is not intended as an introduction to evaluation using ISO/IEC 15408. Readers who seek such an introduction should consult ISO/IEC 15408-1.
ISO/IEC TR15446:2009 does not deal with associated tasks beyond PP and ST specifications such as PP registration and the handling of protected intellectual property.