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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #457


Module Name
Sun Cryptographic Accelerator 4000
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode
Module Type
Multi-chip embedded
The Sun Cryptographic Accelerator 4000 (SCA 4000) is a highperformance secure networking solution for Sun servers. It is a PCI card consisting of a Gigabit Ethernet adapter with on-board cryptographic acceleration hardware and a secure cryptographic key store. The card enhances server network performance by off-loading compute intensive cryptographic calculations (asymmetric and symmetric) from the server's CPU, accelerating both IPsec and SSL processing. The SCA 4000 also provides a secure remote administration capability. It is tightly integrated with Sun's server hardware and software. The SCA 4000 meets or exceeds all FIPS 140-2 Level 3 requirements.
Approved Algorithms
AES Cert. #79
DSA Cert. #92
HMAC-SHA-1 Certs. #171 and #172, vendor affirmed
RSA PKCS #1, vendor affirmed
SHA-1 Certs. #171 and #172
Triple-DES Cert. #190
Other Algorithms
DES (Cert. #225); MD5; HMAC-MD5; RC2
Hardware Versions
Fiber: 501-6040-02 and 501-6040-03, UTP/Copper: 501-6039-05 and 501-6039-06
Firmware Versions


Sun Microsystems, Inc.
4150 Network Circle
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Javier Lorenzo
Phone: 858-625-5020
Irfan Khan
Phone: 510-936-4840

Validation History

Date Type Lab
8/12/2004 Initial SAIC-VA