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Cryptographic Module Validation Program

Certificate #674

Details

Module Name
nShield F3 Ultrasign PCI, nShield F3 Ultrasign 32 PCI, nCipher F3 PCI for NetHSM, payShield Ultra PCI, payShield Ultra PCI for NetHSM, nShield F3 PCI, payShield PCI, nShield F3 PCI and nShield lite
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Validation Dates
5/22/2006
Overall Level
3
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode and initialized to Overall Level 3 per Security Policy
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. #258
DSA Cert. #136
ECDSA Cert. #2
HMAC Cert. #68
RNG Cert. #91
RSA Cert. #68
SHS Cert. #333
Triple-DES Cert. #339
Triple-DES MAC Triple-DES Cert. #339, vendor affirmed
Other Algorithms
ARC FOUR; CAST5; CAST 6; DES (non compliant); DES MAC (non compliant); MD2; MD5; SEED; HMAC (MD2, MD5, and RIPEMD160); RIPEMD 160; El-Gamal; Blowfish; Twofish; Serpent; KCDSA; HSA 160; Diffie-Hellman (key agreement, key establishment methodology provides 112 bits to 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (key agreement, key establishment methodology provides 192-bits of encryption strength); RSA (key wrapping, key establishment methodology provides 112 bits to 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength))
Hardware Versions
nC4033P-300, nC4132P-300, nC4032P-300N, nC4232P-300, nC4232P-300N, nC4032P-150, nC4232P-150, nC4032P-150 and nC4032P10 Build Standard ER
Firmware Versions
2.22.6-3

Vendor

nCipher Corporation Ltd.
92 Montvale Ave.
Suite 4500
Stoneham, MA 02180
USA

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

Lab

DOMUS
NVLAP Code: 200017-0