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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2233


Module Name
McAfee Email Gateway L1
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-chip standalone
McAfee Email Gateway integrates comprehensive inbound threat protection with outbound data loss prevention, advanced compliance, performance reporting, and simplified administration. By combining local network information with global reputation intelligence from McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, it provides the most complete protection available against inbound threats, spam and malware. Its sophisticated content scanning technologies, multiple encryption techniques, and granular, policy-based message handling prevent outbound data loss and simplify compliance.
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #2013, #2106 and #2281
DSA Certs. #639, #656 and #711
HMAC Certs. #1218 and #1280
RNG Certs. #1055, #1081 and #1134
RSA Certs. #1042, #1080 and #1172
SHS Certs. #1763, #1829 and #1963
Triple-DES Certs. #1299, #1341 and #1429
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; 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 112 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; DES-CBC3-MD5; DES-CBC-MD5; DES-CBC-SHA; EDH-DSS-DES-CBC-SHA; EDH-RSA-DES-CBC-SHA; EXP-DES-CBC-SHA; EXP-EDH-DSS-DES-CBC-SHA; EXP-EDH-RSA-DES-CBC-SHA; EXP-RC2-CBC-MD5; EXP-RC4-MD5; IDEA-CBC-MD5; IDEA-CBC-SHA; RC2-CBC-MD5; RC4-MD5; RC4-SHA; BLOWFISH; CAMELLIA128; CAMELLIA192; CAMELLIA256; CAST5; MD5; RIPEMD160; TWOFISH; DES; MD2; HMAC MD5; DES40; RC2; RC4; RC5; ECAES; RSA PKCS#1 V.2.0 (SHA256 - OAEP; non-compliant)
Hardware Versions
EMG-5500-B, EMG-5000-B, EMG-4500-B, EMG-4000-B, EWS-3400-B, EWS-3300-B, EWS-3200-B, EWS-3100-B and HP Proliant BL460c Gen6 Blade Server (Model: 595729-L21)
Firmware Versions


McAfee, Inc.
2821 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Mark Hanson
Phone: 651-628-1633
Fax: 651-628-2706

Validation History

Date Type Lab
9/5/2014 Initial COACT INC CAFE LAB