Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3591

Details

Module Name
Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
1/5/2025
Validation Dates
01/06/2020;06/08/2020
Overall Level
1
Caveat
When operated in FIPS mode, installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 3 of the Security Policy. This module contains the embedded module 'ACT2Lite Module' validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #2125 operating in FIPS mode
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 2
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
The Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches are stackable enterprise switching platform built for security, IoT, mobility, and cloud. The switches meet FIPS 140-2 overall Level 1 requirements as multi-chip standalone modules. The modules include cryptographic algorithms implemented in IOS-XE software as well as hardware ASIC. Advanced security feature supports MACsec encryption, hardware anchored secure boot and Secure Unique Device Identification (SUDI) support.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
FIPS Algorithms
AES Certs. #C431, #C462 and #4769
CKG Vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #C431 and #C462
DRBG Certs. #C431 and #C462
DSA Cert. #C431
ECDSA Certs. #C431 and #C462
HMAC Certs. #C431 and #C462
KBKDF Certs. #C431 and #C462
KTS AES Cert. #C431; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #C220, #C431 and #C462
SHS Certs. #C220, #C431 and #C462
Triple-DES Certs. #C431 and #C462
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #C462, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 150 bits of encryption strength); NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 128 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
Cisco Catalyst C9500-32C, Cisco Catalyst C9500-32QC, Cisco Catalyst C9500-48YC, Cisco Catalyst C9500-24YC, Cisco Catalyst C9500-24Q, Cisco Catalyst C9500-12Q, Cisco Catalyst C9500-40X and Cisco Catalyst C9500-16X with components C9500-NM-8X and C9500-NM-2Q
Firmware Versions
Cisco IOS-XE 16.9.2 and Cisco IOS-XE 16.12

Vendor

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

Global Certification Team
certteam@cisco.com
Phone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Lab

ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC
NVLAP Code: 201029-0