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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2212

Details

Module Name
Suite B Cryptographic Module
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Validation Dates
07/23/2014
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with module Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Kernel Mode Cryptographic Primitives Library (cng.sys) validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #1335 operating in FIPS mode or BlackBerry Cryptographic Kernel validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #1669 operating in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Software
Embodiment
Multi-chip standalone
Description
KEYW, in coordination with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), has developed a Suite B-compliant, standards based, AES/GCM-256 layer of encrypted communications between a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and a BlackBerry Mobile Set (MS) with Elliptic Curve (EC) key exchange used to negotiate symmetric keys.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • Intel Xeon E5530 w/Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 w/BlackBerry OS Version 7.0.0 (single-user mode)
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #2603
CVL Certs. #98 and #259
ECDSA Cert. #448
HMAC Cert. #1610
SHS Cert. #2187
Other Algorithms
N/A
Software Versions
2.3.1

Vendor

United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
7701 Tampa Point Boulevard
MacDill Air Force Base, FL 33621-5323
USA

William W. Burnham
william.burnham@socom.mil
Phone: (813) 826-2282

Lab

COACT
NVLAP Code: 200416-0