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Cryptographic Module Validation Program CMVP

Certificate #4424


Module Name
Cisco Catalyst 9800 (40/80) Wireless Controllers
FIPS 140-2
Sunset Date
Overall Level
When operated in FIPS mode. This module contains the embedded module ACT2Lite validated to FIPS 140-2 under Cert. #3637 operating in FIPS mode.
Security Level Exceptions
  • Roles, Services, and Authentication: Level 3
  • Mitigation of Other Attacks: N/A
Module Type
Multi-Chip Stand Alone
The Cisco Series Wireless Controllers, are 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. #2346, #A877 and #A1462
CKG vendor affirmed
CVL Certs. #A877 and #A1462
DRBG Certs. #A877 and #A1462
ECDSA Certs. #A877 and #A1462
HMAC Certs. #A877 and #A1462
KAS KAS-SSC Certs. #A877 and #A1462, CVL Certs. #A877 and #A1462
KAS-SSC Certs. #A877 and #A1462
KTS AES Certs. #A877 and #A1462 and HMAC Certs. #A877 and #A1462; key establishment methodology provides between 128 and 256 bits of encryption strength
RSA Certs. #A877 and #A1462
SHS Certs. #2023, #A877 and #A1462
Allowed Algorithms
NDRNG; RSA (key wrapping; key establishment methodology provides 112 or 128 bits of encryption strength)
Hardware Versions
9800-40 and 9800-80
Firmware Versions
IOS-XE 17.3


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

Global Certification Team

Validation History

Date Type Lab
1/25/2023 Initial ACUMEN SECURITY, LLC