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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2695


Module Name
Seagate Secure® TCG Opal SSC Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) FIPS 140-2 Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS Mode.
Security Level Exceptions
  • EMI/EMC: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Embedded
The ‘Seagate Secure® TCG Opal SSC Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) FIPS 140-2 Module’ is embodied in Seagate Laptop thin and Laptop Self-Encrypting Drive model disk drives. The cryptographic module (CM) provides a wide range of cryptographic services using FIPS approved algorithms. Services include hardware-based data encryption, instantaneous user data disposal with cryptographic erase, independently controlled and protected user data LBA ranges, and authenticated FW download. The services are provided through an industry-standard TCG Opal SSC interface.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #1343, #2804, #2947, #3758, #3759 and #3760
CVL Certs. #707 and #708
DRBG Cert. #62
HMAC Certs. #1597 and #2460
KTS AES Cert. #2947
PBKDF vendor affirmed
RSA Certs. #1933 and #1934
SHS Certs. #1225, #3128 and #3129
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #707, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG
Hardware Versions
ST1000LM038 - 1RD172 [1], ST2000LM010 - 1RA174 [2], ST500LM033 - 1RD17D [3], ST1000LX017 - 1U9172 [4], ST2000LX003 - 1RJ174 [5], ST1000LM050 - 2GJ172 [6], ST500LM035 - 2GJ17A [7]
Firmware Versions
SDM1 [1,2, 3, 6, 7], RSE1 [1, 3], LSM1 [1,2, 3], RDE1 [2], SSM1 [4,5], RSE2 [1, 3], RDE2 [2], RXE1 [6, 7], LXM7 [6, 7]


Seagate Technology LLC
389 Disc Drive
Longmont, CO 80503

Harshad Thakar
Phone: 720-684-2880

Validation History

Date Type Lab
8/3/2016 Initial ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC
5/23/2017 Update ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC
8/31/2017 Update ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC
10/30/2017 Update ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC
1/23/2018 Update ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC