Green Hills Software's ISS Embedded Cryptographic Toolkit has received FIPS 140-2 Level 1 (Federal Information Processing Standard) Validation from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a federal technology agency that works with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards.
Dan O’Dowd, founder and chief executive officer, Green Hills Software, stated “Our ISS Embedded Cryptographic Toolkit is the only proprietary solution that meets all the NSA’s Suite B standards to protect the world’s critical infrastructure by keeping private information private for the future.”
The National Institute of Standards and Technology, as the United States FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Module Validation Authority, and the Communications Security Establishment, as the Canadian FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Module Validation Authority, have validated the FIPS 140-2 testing results of the Cryptographic Module identified as: INTEGRITY Security Services Embedded Cryptographic Toolkit by Green Hills Software in accordance with the Derived Test Requirements for FIPS 140-2, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules.
FIPS 140-2 specifies the security requirements that are to be satisfied by a cryptographic module utilized within a security system protecting Sensitive Information (United States) or Protected Information (Canada) within computer and telecommunications systems (including voice systems).
ISS Security Protocols and solutions are supported on a wide range of operating systems and processor architectures.
NIST has assigned the FIPS 140-2 certificate number #1719 to the GHS HA-ECT module, which has been posted on the CMVP website .
For more information visit Green Hills' INTEGRITY Security Services page .