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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #3654


Module Name
FIPS 140-2
 Historical Reason
SP 800-56Arev3 transition
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode and installed, initialized and configured as specified in the FIPS 140-2 Compliant Operation Section of the Security Policy with the tamper evident seals and entropy token installed as indicated in the Security Policy. No assurance of the minimum strength of generated keys
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The FortiGate-6301F and FortiGate-6501F are multiple chip, standalone cryptographic modules consisting of production grade components contained in a physically protected enclosure in accordance with FIPS 140-2 Level 2 requirements.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
Approved Algorithms
AES Certs. #C531, #C599 and #C644
CVL Certs. #C531, #C599 and #C644
DRBG Cert. #C613
ECDSA Certs. #C531, #C599 and #C644
HMAC Certs. #C531, #C599 and #C644
KTS AES Cert. #C644 and HMAC Cert. #C644; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 256 bits of encryption strength
KTS AES Cert. #C644; key establishment methodology provides 128 or 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #C531 and #C644
SHS Certs. #C531, #C599 and #C644
Allowed Algorithms
Diffie-Hellman (CVL Certs. #C599 and #C644, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 196 bits of encryption strength); EC Diffie-Hellman (CVL Cert. #C644, key agreement; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength); MD5; NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 or 128 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
C1AG85, C1AG83 with Tamper Evident Seal Kits: FIPS-SEAL-RED
Firmware Versions
FortiOS 5.6, build4265,190820


Fortinet, Inc.
16 Fitzgerald Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8R6

Alan Kaye
Phone: 613-225-9381 x87416
Fax: 613-225-2951

Validation History

Date Type Lab
5/19/2020 Initial Lightship Security, Inc.