International Accreditation Japan (IAJapan)

Scope of Accreditation (ASNITE)

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Calibration Laboratories

Accreditation scope for calibration laboratories is generally based on, and similar to that of JCSS. For NMIs, the technical classification at the CIPM (Consultative Committees) is applied. For more details, please contact IAJapan.

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Testing Laboratories

Accreditation scope for testing laboratories is generally based on, and similar to that of JNLA. For more details, please contact IAJapan.

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Testing Laboratories for IT

IT products and systems used in e-Government are recommended to be evaluated its security according to international standards. ASNITE testing laboratories for IT perform security evaluation of IT products and systems or cryptographic module testing.

1. Testing Standards

Common Criteria
  • ISO/IEC 15408
  • Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation
  • The Interpretation of Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation
URL http://www.ipa.go.jp/security/jisec/index.html
Common Evaluation Methodology
  • ISO/IEC 18045
  • Common Methodology for Information technology Security Evaluation
  • The Interpretation of Common Methodology for Information technology Security Evaluation
URL http://www.ipa.go.jp/security/jisec/index.html
Cryptographic Modules Security Requirements
  • ISO/IEC 19790 Information Technology - Security Techniques - Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules (JIS X 19790 Information Technology - Security Techniques - Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules)
  • Publication Documents by Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan, as follows;
  • JCMVP Cryptographic Modules Security Requirements (MSR-01)
Cryptographic Modules Test Requirements
  • JIS X 5091 Information Technology - Security Techniques - Security Test Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
  • Publication Documents by Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan, as follows;
  • JCMVP Cryptographic Modules Test Requirements (MTR-01)
  • JCMVP Cryptographic Algorithm Test Requirements (ATR-01)

2. Items for Testing

Protection Profile (PP)
Security Target (ST)
Target of Evaluation (TOE: IT products or systems)

For IT Security Evaluation, the sub-fields are defined as "Information Technology - Security Evaluation" and "Information Technology - Cryptographic module testing", and these scopes would be described according to the security assurance requirements.

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Reference Material Producers (RMP)

Accreditation scope of RMP is generally following to the classification of ILAC G12. For more details, please contact IAJapan.

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Product Certification Bodies

The accreditation scope is as follows;

Product safety field
  1. Liquid Petroleum Gas Appliances Safety Field
Textile Field
Railway System Field

About further extension or addition of the accreditation scope, please see the page of “Publication Document”.

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Accreditation Symbol attached on Certificates/Reports

Accreditation symbol under ILAC/APLAC MRA

Accreditation symbol under ILAC/APLAC MRA
"0000" is ID Number and "XX" is the scope identification (C: Calibration, T: Testing).

Accreditation symbol under ILAC/APLAC MRA

Accreditation symbol
"0000" is ID Number and "XX" is the scope identification (R: RMP, P: Product Certification Body).

Contact us

International Accreditation Japan (IAJapan),  National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Phone number:+81-3-3481-1946
Fax number:+81-3-3481-1937
Address:2-49-10 Nishihara, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0066, Japan MAP
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