FIPS 140-2 Validation

  • Grantee

    Atlan Laboratories
  • Location

    United States
  • Total support

  • Year

  • Focus Area

    Open Source Technology

This grant to Atlan Labs, along with funding from Red Hat and Sun Microsystems, supported FIPS 140-2 validation for the latest version of Network Security Services (NSS). Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) 140-1 and 140-2 are US government standards for implementations of cryptographic modules - that is, hardware or software that encrypts and decrypts data or performs other cryptographic operations. Atlan Labs was a a cybersecurity product testing firm based in McLean, Virginia that provided Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 and 201 validations. Atlan was acquired by SAIC in July 2009.

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