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What is FIPS 140-2?
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 is a mandatory standard for the protection of sensitive or valuable data within Federal systems.
Why is FIPS 140-2 important?
Federal agencies purchasing cryptographic-based security systems must confirm an associated FIPS 140-2 certificate exists.
What is cryptography?
Cryptography is a method of storing and transmitting data in a particular form so that only those for whom it is intended can read and process it.
What is Common Criteria ISO 15408?
Common Criteria ISO 15408 is accepted in nearly 30 nations, making Common Criteria certificates the most widely recognized Security validation available in the IT industry.
FIPS 140-2 / FIPS 140-2 testing / FIPS 140-2 certification
Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
Common Criteria (ISO 15408)