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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3097


Module Name
Cisco Systems 5508 Wireless LAN Controller
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
SP 800-56Arev3 transition
Overall Level
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in the Security Policy Section 3 and operated in FIPS mode with the tamper evident labels installed
Security Level Exceptions
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controller, is a highly scalable and flexible platform that enables system-wide services for mission-critical wireless networking in medium-sized to large enterprises and campus environments.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #1348 and #4409
CVL Certs. #1115 and #1116
DRBG Cert. #1422
ECDSA Cert. #1061
HMAC Certs. #787 and #2931
KBKDF Cert. #126
KTS AES Cert. #4409, key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Cert. #2396
SHS Certs. #1230 and #3635
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #1115, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 112 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (CVL Certs. #1115 and #1116, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 192 bits of encryption strength); MD5; NDRNG
Hardware Versions
5508 with 5508 FIPS kit (AIR-CT5508FIPSKIT=)
Firmware Versions


Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134

Global Certification Team

Validation History

Date Type Lab
1/2/2018 Initial CGI Information Systems & Management Consultants Inc