Tag Archives: FIPS 140-2

Oracle Gets Security Certification for Session Board Controllers; Doug Suriano Quoted

Oracle has obtained security accreditation for five Enterprise Session Board Controllers designed to secure communications between government networks. The company said Monday the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification seeks to validate the capability of its E-SBCs to shield internet protocol networks from cybersecurity threats. “We are proud to have met this high standard …

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Red Hat’s Operating System Gets NIST Data Security Recertification; Paul Smith Quoted

Red Hat has received Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 recertification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for its Enterprise Linux 7.5 operating system. Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat’s public sector in North America, said in a statement published Thursday the FIPS 140-2 recertification …

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Blue Cedar Joins Industry Effort to Update Open Source Cryptographic Module

Blue Cedar has partnered with four other technology companies to update a cryptographic module designed to secure data transfer across web servers and connected devices. San Francisco-based Blue Cedar said Thursday it will collaborate with Open SSL, Akamai, NetApp and VMware develop a new Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 140-2 module for the OpenSSL software library. The …

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Army to Expand Use of Vocera-Built Comms Tech at 3 Military Healthcare Facilities

The U.S. Army will expand its use of Vocera Communications-developed technology platforms at three military health facilities as part of a $2.8 million contract with the company. Vocera said Wednesday the Army Regional Health Command-Pacific will deploy the company’s mobile and wearable devices at the Brian Allgood Army Hospital in South Korea …

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Thales Hardware Security Module, Encryption Offerings Receive FIPS 140-2 Certification

Thales has received a Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification for its hardware security modules and Vormetric Application Encryption system. The company said Thursday that the FIPS 140-2 certification helps validate the capacity of the company’s offerings to protect sensitive data of industry and government sector clients. Peter Galvin, vice president of strategy at …

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Carahsoft to Serve as Govt Sector Distributor of Seagate-Developed Encryption Tech; Craig Abod Comments

Carahsoft will offer encryption devices from Seagate‘s government solutions business unit in the government market as a public sector distributor. The two companies said Thursday that Seagate’s Trade Agreements Act-compliant self-encrypting drives were developed to help clients address security risks meet regulatory compliance and provide transparency. Seagate offers disk drives that have received …

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Druva Cloud Data Protection Tech Gets FedRAMP ‘In Process’ Designation

Druva‘s cloud-based data protection technology offering has received “in process” status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The designation is for the Druva inSync platform and reflects the company’s commitment to meet federal government security requirements for data availability management and information governance across cloud applications, Druva said Tuesday. InSync is designed to support cloud application backup …

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Thales to Provide Hardware-Based Encription Tech for Tunisia’s Natl Digital Certification Agency

Thales will deliver hardware-based encryption technology to Tunisia’s National Digital Certification Agency to help the country secure newly modernized national public key infrastructure designed to offer online services for e-government, e-commerce, e-banking and e-health applications. Thales said Wednesday its hardware security modules will help generate and defend keys against cyber attacks or …

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