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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #1705

Details

Module Name
nShield F3 500 PCI [1], nShield F3 500 for NetHSM [2] and nShield F3 10 PCI [3]
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list in accordance with SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition (AES/TDES key wrapping)
Validation Dates
4/12/2012
3/8/2013
8/9/2013
11/16/2015
Overall Level
2
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode and initialized to Overall Level 2 per Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Physical Security: Level 3
  • EMI/EMC: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-chip embedded
Description
The nShield modules: nShield F3 500, F3 500 for NetHSM, & nShield F3 10 family of secure e-commerce HSMs are multi-tasking hardware modules that are optimized for performing modular arithmetic on very large integers. The nShield modules are FIPS 140-2 level 2 embedded devices. The units are identical in operation and only vary in the processing speed.
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #962 and #1579
CVL Cert. #1
DRBG Cert. #72
DSA Cert. #487
ECDSA Cert. #192
HMAC Cert. #925
RSA Certs. #770 and #1092
SHS Cert. #1398
Triple-DES Certs. #757 and #1035
Triple-DES MAC Triple-DES Cert. #1035, vendor affirmed
Other Algorithms
ARC4; Aria; Camellia; CAST-6; DES; MD5; SEED; HMAC-MD5; HMAC-Tiger; HMAC-RIPEMD160; RIPEMD-160; Tiger; El-Gamal; KCDSA; HAS-160; AES (Cert. #1579, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength); Triple-DES (Cert. #1035, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #1, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #1, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); ECMQV (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
nC4033P-500 [1], nC4033P-500N [2] and nC4033P-30 [3], Build Standard N
Firmware Versions
2.50.16-2, 2.51.10-2, 2.50.35-2 and 2.55.1-2

Vendor

Thales e-Security Inc.
900 South Pine Island Road
Suite 710
Plantation, FL 33324
USA

sales@thalesesec.com
sales@thalesesec.com
Phone: 888-744-4976

Lab

CSC
NVLAP Code: 200426-0