• New branding, new website, new office!

  • OpenSSL + FIPS… here to stay!

  • RSA Key Generation and Common Criteria

  • Pros and Cons of Using an Embedded FIPS-module

Recent Articles

  1. Labgram #107: cPP/EP combination and Common Criteria CPL posting

    On December 1, NIAP published Labgram #107 titled “Collaborative PP (cPP) and Extended Package (EP) – compliant Product Posting”.  In short, product evaluations that claim conformance to both a collaborative Protection Profile (cPP) and a NIAP Extended Package (EP) will need to go through additional hoops to be listed on the Certified Product List (CPL). Read More…

  2. New branding, new website, new office!

    We are excited to unveil our new website with our updated branding. Acumen began this process about a year ago when we realized that our website and branding needed to be refreshed to reflect to reflect where we were as a company. As our discussions progressed, our thought process evolved and what you see now Read More…

  3. CMUF update from the CMVP

    Hi Everyone, Some important updates the recent Cryptographic Module User Forum (CMUF) Meeting for March 2017. The joint CMVP leads Jennifer Cawthra (NIST) and Carolyn French (CSE) shared some important updates to the Implementation Under Test (IUT) and Modules In Process Listing (MIP) processes. They also discussed the recent move of modules to the Historical Read More…