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Recent Articles

  1. 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…

  2. Happy New Year!

    Another year gone by, and what a year it was on so many fronts! This was the year that challenged us to scale effectively and am heartened to see how the team responded. We went from a handful of customers in 2015 to a full book in 2016. Scaling to a greater customer diversity while Read More…

  3. Big News: Upcoming CMVP MIP/IUT policy changes effective 2017 & 2018

    This morning, CMVP informed the CSTL labs about couple of major policy changes that impact modules listed on Module In Process (MIP) and Implementation Under Test (IUT) lists. Change #1: Effective July 1, 2017: 1. the CMVP will automatically drop modules in IUT after 18 months. 2. the amount of time for the labs to respond Read More…