Monthly Archives: November, 2015

  1. SSH Tower of Babel

    The world of government certification can be quite confusing, with many different sets of requirements and schemes depending on how a vendor chooses to position their product to sell to Federal customers at home or abroad. Sometimes, those requirements can even be contradictory, which is why taking into consideration up front any certifications you foresee Read More…

  2. Upcoming crypto algorithm transitions: DH and ECDH as we know them might no longer be allowed

    Acumen is at the annual FIPS lab managers’ meeting this week and has been involved in some interesting discussions about the direction of the FIPS program. One of the most interesting one and perhaps most materially impactful for our customers is the update to SP 800-131A currently in draft. As you might recollect, SP 800-131A Read More…