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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3252


Module Name
Seagate Secure® TCG Opal SSC Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) FIPS 140-2 Module
FIPS 140-2
Sunset Date
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode. This validation entry is a non-security-relevant modification to Cert. #2695
Security Level Exceptions
  • EMI/EMC: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Embedded
The ‘Seagate Secure® TCG Opal SSC Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) FIPS 140-2 Module’ is embodied in Seagate Laptop thin and Laptop Self-Encrypting Drive model disk drives. The cryptographic module (CM) provides a wide range of cryptographic services using FIPS approved algorithms. Services include hardware-based data encryption, instantaneous user data disposal with cryptographic erase, independently controlled and protected user data LBA ranges, and authenticated FW download. The services are provided through an industry-standard TCG Opal SSC interface.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #1343, #2804, #2947, #3758, #3759 and #3760
CVL Cert. #708
DRBG Cert. #62
HMAC Certs. #1597 and #2460
KAS KAS-SSC Cert. #A1776, CVL Cert. #708
KAS-SSC Cert. #A1776
KTS AES Cert. #2947
PBKDF Cert. #A1777
RSA Certs. #1933 and #1934
SHS Certs. #1225, #3128 and #3129
Allowed Algorithms
Hardware Versions
ST500LM033 - 1RD17D[1], ST1000LM038 - 1RD172[2], ST2000LM010 - 1RA174[3], ST1000LX017 - 1U9172[4], ST2000LX003 - 1RJ174[5], ST500LM035 - 2GJ17A[6], ST1000LM050 - 2GJ172[7]
Firmware Versions
SDM1[1,2,3,6,7], SDM2[1,2,3,6,7], RSE1[1,2], LSM1[1,2,3], RDE1[3], SSM1[4,5], RSE2[1,2], RSE3[1,2], RDE2[3], RDE3[3], RXE1[6,7], RXE3[6,7], LXM7[6,7], RTE2[1,2], REE2[3], 0001[6,7], RPE2[6,7], LXM8[6,7], 1002[6], RPE3[6,7], LXM9[6,7], RPE4[6], LXMA[6,7], LXF1[6,7], LXF2[6,7]


Seagate Technology LLC
389 Disc Drive
Longmont, CO 80503

Catherine Sand-Soll
Phone: 720-684-2008
Kevin Sternberg
Phone: 720-684-1874

Validation History

Date Type Lab
8/1/2018 Initial LEIDOS CSTL
1/31/2019 Update LEIDOS CSTL
7/10/2019 Update LEIDOS CSTL
8/15/2019 Update LEIDOS CSTL
9/18/2020 Update LEIDOS CSTL
8/10/2021 Update LEIDOS CSTL
11/18/2022 Update LEIDOS CSTL