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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3049


Module Name
CN8000 Multi-slot Encryptor
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
SP 800-56Arev3 transition
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode.
Security Level Exceptions
  • Cryptographic Module Ports and Interfaces: Level 3
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Finite State Model: Level 3
  • Physical Security: Level 3
  • Operational Environment: Level 3
  • EMI/EMC: Level 3
  • Self-Tests: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The CN8000 is a high-speed multi-slot hardware encryption platform that secures data over optical Ethernet and Fibre Channel networks. The CN8000 supports up to 10 high speed encryption slots. Each slot can be configured by the user to support 1-10Gb/s Ethernet or 1-8Gb/s Fibre Channel. The CN8000 module contains removable SFP+ transceivers to provide flexibility in connecting to the physical network. Data privacy is provided by FIPS approved AES CFB and CTR algorithms. GCM is also available for applications that demand authentication.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #4010, #4414, #4415, #4416 and #4554
CVL Cert. #1234
DRBG Cert. #1504
ECDSA Cert. #1109
HMAC Cert. #3008
KAS Cert. #124
RSA Cert. #2481
SHS Cert. #3732
Triple-DES Cert. #2425
Allowed 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); NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 or 150 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
A8003-01, A8003-02, A8003-03, A8003-04, A8003-05, A8003-06, A8003-07, A8003-08, A8003-09 and A8003-10
Firmware Versions
3.0.1 and 3.0.2


Senetas Corporation Ltd, distributed by Gemalto NV (SafeNet) and ID Quantique SA
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
10/17/2017 Initial DXC Technology
12/8/2017 Update DXC Technology
2/7/2018 Update DXC Technology