Tag Archives: planning

  1. SP 800-52r1 and it’s impact on FIPS 140-2 certifications

    Special Pub 800-52 revision 1 was published at the end of April (April 28th) and is a pretty good document to enhance the readers understanding of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, the various steps involved in TLS tunnel establishment, the cipher suites supported and best practices for certificate validation. I would highly recommend readers Read More…

  2. Getting ready for an ISO 19790 based FIPS 140-Next

    Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the next version of FIPS 140 being based on ISO 19790:2012.  The CMVP has even added a section to its website to address its consideration. At first glance, the differences between FIPS 140-2 and ISO 19790:2012 may not seem too bad. However, in doing a deep Read More…