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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2824


Module Name
Aegis Secure Key 3Z Cryptographic Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 11.1 of the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Apricorn’s Aegis Secure Key 3z is a hardware encrypted USB 3.1 memory key. Its software-free design works with any host that supports USB and mass storage compliant. Authentication is performed via the embedded keypad & all CSPs (PINs, encryption keys, etc) never leave the device boundary for improved security. The 3z supports 1 admin and 1 user, has no factory default PINs (requires Force Enrollment upon first use) and offers a variety of features including programmable brute force, recovery PINs, 7-16 digit PIN, auto lock, read only modes, and is compatible with Apricorn’s Aegis Configurator
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #2235 and #4032
DRBG Cert. #260
ECDSA Cert. #919
KAS Cert. #86
SHS Cert. #1911
Other Algorithms
Hardware Versions
RevA [A, B, C, D], RevB [D], and RevD [D, E], with {P/Ns ASK3Z-8GB (8GB) [A, B, C, D, E], ASK3Z-16GB (16GB) [A, B, C, D, E], ASK3Z-32GB (32GB) [A, B, C, D, E], ASK3Z-64GB (64GB) [A, B, C, D, E] and ASK3Z-128GB (128GB) [A, B, C, D, E]}
Firmware Versions
7.1 [A], 7.5 [B], 7.7 [C], 7.8 [D] and 7.8RM [E]


Apricorn, Inc.
12191 Kirkham Road
Poway, CA 92064

Robert Davidson
Phone: 858-513-4430
Fax: 858-513-4404

Validation History

Date Type Lab
1/30/2017 Initial ÆGISOLVE
3/10/2017 Update ÆGISOLVE
3/27/2017 Update ÆGISOLVE
5/2/2017 Update ÆGISOLVE
12/6/2018 Update ÆGISOLVE
4/16/2019 Update ÆGISOLVE
6/13/2019 Update ÆGISOLVE
7/18/2019 Update ÆGISOLVE