Corsec - FIPS 140-2

FIPS 140-2: Covering the Basics

What is FIPS 140-2? The Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) is a U.S. and Canadian co-sponsored security standard for hardware, software, and firmware solutions. All products sold into the U.S. federal government are …

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Corsec - FIPS 140-2

FIPS Validation of Ixia NPB Tools Complete

Congratulations to Ixia on completing the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) for two of their products, the Vision 7300 Network Packet Broker (NPB) and Vision ONE. Ixia is a leader in providing testing, visibility, and security …

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CMVP Changes to FIPS 140-2

During the recent Cryptographic Module User Forum (CMUF) meeting, CMVP, which oversees FIPS 140-2 validations in the United States and Canada, announced updates and changes to policy for stagnant modules, the historical list, and documentation …

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Updates to CMVP’s Sunsetting Policy

From the CMVP on their validation Sunsetting Policy: The CMVP is adopting a five year validation sunsetting policy, effective February 1, 2017. The CMVP will move all validation entries with most recent validation dates** prior to February 1, …

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New Guidance On FIPS 140-2 Listings

The Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP), which was established by NIST to validate modules for the Federal Information Processions Standard (FIPS), has announced upcoming policy changes for the Modules In Process (MIP) list and Implementation Under Test …

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FIPS 140-3: When is it coming?

FIPS 140-3: When Can We Expect It?

Corsec is often asked when the next version of the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 140-3), is expected to be released. It is an important question as product vendors are trying to adapt their certification strategies; …

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FIPS Inside

FIPS Inside: Is It Right For Me?

Implementing a FIPS 140-2 validation into your product is a great way to strengthen your solution, enhance your brand, and secure your bottom line. When pursuing FIPS, you will be faced with difficult and often confusing …

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