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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2843


Module Name
Ciena 6500 Flex3 WaveLogic 3e OCLD Encryption Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 3.1 of the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Embedded
The Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform Flex3 WaveLogic 3e OCLD Encryption Module offers an integrated transport encryption solution providing protocol-agnostic 100Gb/s or 200Gb/s wirespeed encryption service for enterprises, datacenters, government and also offered through service providers as differentiated managed service.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #4231, #4232, #5241, #C649 and #C651
CVL Certs. #980 and #C649
DRBG Certs. #1315 and #C649
ECDSA Certs. #976, #977, #1363, #C649 and #C650
HMAC Certs. #2770 and #C649
SHS Certs. #3468, #3469, #4219, #C649 and #C650
Triple-DES Certs. #2291 and #C649
Other Algorithms
EC Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 192 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG
Hardware Versions
2.0, 2.1 and 2.2 with PCB P/N NTK539QS-220
Firmware Versions
2.01 and 3.60


Ciena® Corporation
7035 Ridge Road
Hanover, MD 21076

Patrick Scully
Phone: 613-670-3207

Validation History

Date Type Lab
2/20/2017 Initial CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc
2/22/2018 Update CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc
5/6/2019 Update CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc