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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #527

Details

Module Name
nCipher F3 PCI for NetHSM, nShield F3 PCI, nShield Lite, nShield F3 Ultrasign 32 PCI, nShield F3 Ultrasign PCI, payShield PCI, payShield Ultra PCI, and payShield Ultra PCI for NetHSM
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Validation Dates
5/10/2005
3/9/2006
3/15/2006
Overall Level
3
Caveat
When initialized to Overall Level 3 per Security Policy - Only operates in FIPS mode at Level 3
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-chip embedded
Description
The nCipher nShield range of Hardware Security Modules improves the security of cryptographic keys, security sensitive software applications and increases server throughput of secure transactions in Public Key Infrastructure and other high integrity applications such as: Certificate Authorities, Registration Authorities, Government and Financial Institutions.
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #15
DSA Cert. #113
HMAC Cert. #3
RNG Cert. #20
RSA Cert. #16
SHS Cert. #255
Triple-DES Cert. #34
Triple-DES MAC Triple-DES Cert. #34, vendor affirmed
Other Algorithms
DES (Cert. #24); DES MAC (Cert. #24, vendor affirmed); ARC FOUR; CAST5; CAST 6; MD2; MD5; RIPEMD 160; SEED; HMAC (MD2, MD5, and RIPEMD160); El-Gamal; Diffie-Hellman (key agreement); Blowfish; Twofish; Serpent; KCDSA; HSA 160
Hardware Versions
nC4032P-300N, nC4032P-150, nC4032P-30, nC4132P-300, nC4032P-300, nC4232P-150, nC4232P-300, and nC4232P-300N Standard ER Build
Firmware Versions
2.18.15-3

Vendor

nCipher Corporation Ltd.
500 Unicorn Park Drive
Woburn, MA 01801-3371
USA

sales@ncipher.com
sales@ncipher.com
Phone: 800-NCIPHER
Fax: 781-994-4001

Lab

DOMUS
NVLAP Code: 200017-0