October 7, 2013

FIPS 140-2 certs down 16% in 2013

For the first 3 calendar quarters of 2013, the CMVP has issued 126 new FIPS 140-2 certificates.  At this pace, the expected number of certificates in 2013 will be 16% less than 2012.

The NIST shutdown in October will almost certainly push the number of FIPS certificates to a low level not seen since 2007.

Here are the 2013 FIPS 140-2 certificate totals by Laboratory through September 30:

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