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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2851


Module Name
Suite B Cryptographic Module
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to dependency on certificate #2357
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode with module Cryptographic Primitives Library (bcryptprimitives.dll and ncryptsslp.dll) in Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Storage Server 2012 R2, Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro, Surface 2, Surface, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Enterprise, StorSimple 8000 Series validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2357 operating in FIPS mode or BlackBerry OS Cryptographic Library validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #1578 operating in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Physical Security: N/A
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
KEYW, in coordination with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), has developed a Suite B-compliant, standards based, AES/GCM-256 layer of encrypted communications between a BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) and a BlackBerry Mobile Set (MS) with Elliptic Curve (EC) key exchange used to negotiate symmetric keys.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • BlackBerry OS 10.3 running on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • BlackBerry OS 10.3 running on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit) running on Intel Xeon E5530 (single-user mode)
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #3328 and #4312
CVL Cert. #484
ECDSA Cert. #657
HMAC Cert. #2119
KAS Cert. #55
KBKDF Cert. #116
KTS AES Cert. #3328
PBKDF vendor affirmed
SHS Cert. #2761
Other Algorithms
Software Versions


United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
7701 Tampa Point Boulevard
MacDill Air Force Base, FL 33621-5323

William W. Burnham
Phone: (813) 826-2282

Validation History

Date Type Lab
2/27/2017 Initial COACT INC CAFE LAB