Monthly Archives: July, 2016

  1. Pros and Cons of Using an Embedded FIPS-module

    As more and more procurement requirements necessitate the use of FIPS validated cryptography, a popular strategy for meeting those requirements is to leverage an already existing validated cryptographic provider (and get all of the “FIPS-goodness” that comes with using validated modules). This strategy is particularly popular with large product vendors who have multiple product lines Read More…

  2. OpenSSL + FIPS… here to stay!

    If you follow the developments in OpenSSL (who doesn’t?!?!) you would have seen the BIG NEWS posted by Steve Marquess regarding the next round of FIPS validation of OpenSSL’s FIPS Object module! This is indeed an exciting moment for all of us here at Acumen Security! We are honored to be part of this team Read More…

  3. The Mobile Device PP Version 3.0

    In early June version 3.0 of the Protection Profile for Mobile Device Fundamentals (PP_MD) was released. Previous versions of this PP have been widely adopted with more than 20 products currently on the PCL. PP_MD validated platforms can also be used to satisfy requirements for products going against PPs such as the Application Software PP, Read More…