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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #2892


Module Name
CN9000 Series Encryptors
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
Moved to historical list due to sunsetting
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The CN9000 Series Encryptors are high-speed hardware encryption platforms that secure data over optical Ethernet networks. The model included is the CN9100 100G Ethernet Encryptor, operating at a line rate of 100Gb/s. Data privacy is provided by FIPS approved AES CTR algorithms.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #4113 and #4122
CVL Cert. #928
DRBG Cert. #1242
ECDSA Cert. #937
HMAC Cert. #2693
KAS Cert. #94
RSA Cert. #2228
SHS Cert. #3391
Triple-DES Cert. #2252
Other Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength; non-compliant less than 112 bits of encryption strength); MD5; NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 or 150 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
Senetas Corp. Ltd. CN9000 Series: A9100B (AC); Senetas Corp. Ltd. & SafeNet Inc. CN9000 Series: A9100B (AC)
Firmware Versions


Senetas Corporation Ltd, distributed by Gemalto NV (SafeNet)
312 Kings Way
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205

John Weston
Phone: +61 3 9868 4555
Fax: +61 3 9821 4899
Laurie Mack
Phone: 613-221-5065
Fax: 613-723-5079

Validation History

Date Type Lab
4/26/2017 Initial DXC Technology