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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #4177

Details

Module Name
AWS Key Management Service HSM
Standard
FIPS 140-2
Status
Active
Sunset Date
9/21/2026
Overall Level
2
Caveat
When installed, initialized and configured as specified in Section 3 of the Security Policy
Security Level Exceptions
  • Cryptographic Module Specification: Level 3
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Physical Security: Level 3
  • Design Assurance: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Hardware
Embodiment
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
Description
The Amazon AWS Key Management Service HSM is a multi-chip standalone hardware cryptographic appliance designed to provide dedicated cryptographic functions to meet the security and scalability requirements of the AWS Key Management Service (KMS). The cryptographic boundary is defined as the secure chassis of the appliance. All key materials are maintained exclusively in volatile memory in the appliance and are erased immediately upon detection of physical tampering.
Tested Configuration(s)
  • N/A
FIPS Algorithms
AES Cert. #4527
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #1208 and #1209
DRBG Cert. #1487
ECDSA Cert. #1102
HMAC Cert. #2987
KAS-SSC vendor affirmed
KBKDF Cert. #133
KDA vendor affirmed
KTS AES Cert. #4527
KTS vendor affirmed
RSA Cert. #2464
SHS Cert. #3708
Allowed Algorithms
NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides between 112 and 150 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
2.0
Firmware Versions
1.6.109, 1.6.163 and 1.6.165

Vendor

Amazon Web Services, Inc.
410 Terry Ave N
Ste 1200
Seattle, WA 98109-5210
USA

Kelvin Yiu
kelvinyi@amazon.com
Ken Beer
kenbeer@amazon.com

Validation History

Date Type Lab
3/15/2022 Initial ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC