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We’re Accredited!

Acumen Security is very excited and proud to announce that we have successfully completed NVLAP accreditation to become a Cryptographic and Security Testing Laboratory (CSTL). This achievement represents not only months of effort by our team to work through the rigorous accreditation process but also the culmination of years of experience within the industry as both a certification lab and a product vendor. Without each unique set of experiences, we are confident that our accreditation would not have gone as smoothly as it did.

We are looking forward to now being able to help companies not only prepare and strategize for their product certifications but also test and provide the certification services themselves. And this is just the beginning, look for more announcements in the coming months as we add to our available services. Up next….Common Criteria Test Lab accreditation. And now for the details:

NVLAP Certificate-page-001

NVLAP Lab Code: 201029-0

Date of accreditation: June 9, 2014

Scope of accreditation:

  • [17BCS]  Basic Cryptographic and Security Testing
  • [17CAV]  Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Testing
  • [17CAV/01]  NIST – Cryptographic Algorithm Validation System (CAVS) for all FIPS-approved and NIST-recommended security functions as required in FIPS PUB 140-2 Annex A (and all superseded versions)
  • [17CMH1]  Cryptographic Modules – Hardware 1 Testing (FIPS 140-2 or successor, Security Level 1 to 3)
  • [17CMH1/01]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-1, except those listed in 17CMH2/01
  • [17CMH1/02]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-2, except those listed in 17CMH2/02 and CAVS
  • [17CMH1]  Cryptographic Modules – Hardware 1 Testing (FIPS 140-2 or successor, Security Level 1 to 3)
  • [17CMH1/01]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-1, except those listed in 17CMH2/01
  • [17CMH1/02]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-2, except those listed in 17CMH2/02 and CAVS
  • [17CMS1]  Cryptographic Modules – Software 1 Testing (FIPS 140-2 or successor, Security Level 1 to 3)
  • [17CMS1/01]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-1, except those listed in 17CMS2/01
  • [17CMS1/02]  All test methods in accordance with FIPS 140-2, except those listed in 17CMS2/02 and CAVS
  • [17CMS2]  Cryptographic Modules – Software 2 Testing (FIPS 140-2 or successor, Security Level 4 and above)
  • [17CMS2/01]  Test methods for Software Security Level 4, in accordance with FIPS 140-1
  • [17CMS2/02]  Test methods for Software Security Level 4, in accordance with FIPS 140-2

Thank you to everyone for all of their support and encouraging words as we have progressed through the accreditation. Now its time to get to work!