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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #1571

Details

Module Name
nShield Connect 6000 [1], nShield Connect 1500 [2] and nShield Connect 500 [3]
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Historical
 Historical Reason
RNG SP800-131A Revision 1 Transition
Validation Dates
07/13/2011
Overall Level
3
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode with nShield PCIe validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #1063
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-chip standalone
Description
The Thales nShield Connect is a network-attached hardware security module for business continuity of always-on, mission-critical systems in shared infrastructures, providing high availability, scalability and remote management for cryptographic infrastructures. Part of the nCipher product line, nShield Connect is the world's first HSM with redundant, hot-swappable power supplies, and enables organizations to build reliable, large-scale cryptographic services for their infrastructures.
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #397, #754 and #1227
AES GCM Cert. #754, vendor affirmed
DSA Certs. #280 and #407
ECDSA Certs. #81 and #145
HMAC Certs. #410 and #717
RNG Certs. #436 and #681
RSA Cert. #356
SHS Certs. #764 and #1127
Triple-DES Certs. #435, #666 and #883
Triple-DES MAC Triple-DES Cert. #666, vendor affirmed
Other Algorithms
Aria; Arc Four; Camellia; CAST 6; DES; MD5; SEED; HMAC-MD5, HMAC-Tiger, HMAC-RIPEMD160; RIPEMD 160; Tiger; El-Gamal; KCDSA; HAS 160; Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 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 between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); ECMQV (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
NH2047 [1], NH2040 [2] and NH2033 [3], Build Standard N
Firmware Versions
V11.30

Vendor

Thales - nCipher
92 Montvale Ave
Suite 4500
Stoneham, MA 02180
USA

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

Lab

CEAL
NVLAP Code: 200002-0