March 3, 2011

FIPS 140-2 Implementation Guidance updated

The FIPS 140-2 Implementation Guidance was updated on March 3, 2011.  No new guidance is included in this update, but the following modified guidance may be of interest:
  • A.2 Use of Non-NIST-Recommended Asymmetric Key Sizes and Elliptic Curves
    • Updated for consistency with recent standards
  • A.6 CAVP Requirements for Vendor Affirmation of FIPS 186-3 Digital Signature Standard
    • Transition end date for FIPS 186-3 RSA is defined


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