FIPS

  1. 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…

  2. The SSH Extended Package

    Several weeks ago a new EP that adds SSH capabilities to the Application Software, General Purpose OS and Mobile Device Management PPs was released. Most of the SFRs and assurance activities in this EP should be familiar to anyone who has worked with previous PPs that had SSH requirements. What’s significant about this new EP Read More…

  3. OPENSSL GUIDE TO DROWN (CVE-2016-0800)

    More than 11 million websites and e-mail services protected by the transport layer security protocol are vulnerable to a newly discovered, low-cost attack that decrypts sensitive communications in a matter of hours and in some cases almost immediately, an international team of researchers warned Tuesday March 1 2016. More than 81,000 of the top 1 Read More…