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2009-12-08 08:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Irdeto, a leading expert in content and business model protection solutions and services, today announced that the Cloakware Security Provider -- a critical component of the Cloakware Password Authority (CPA) enterprise offering has been placed on the Modules in Process List for the Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 140-2 Validation: Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules. Cloakware Password Authority currently...

2009-12-01 06:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure64 Software Corporation today announced that the company's Secure64 DNS Signer software appliance will receive FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). Secure64 DNS Signer is the first commercial DNSSEC software appliance certified to Level 2. U.S. federal agencies are required to utilize only FIPS-certified products in any federal system...

2009-11-16 07:00:00

CARTES, France, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) today announced its new VaultIC(TM) family of security modules for applications including femtocells, smart meters, telehealth, USB token and gaming platforms. The VaultIC460 is the first security module available on the market that provides a secure microcontroller with multiple interfaces and bundled firmware. Based on Atmel's AT90SO secureAVR® microcontrollers, this...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, maker of the world's most secure flash drive, today announced the launch of its D200 devices, providing more choice for consumers, government and enterprise customers. A manageable, secure USB device, the D200 offers superior value due to its high security, remote update capabilities and low total cost of ownership. It expands IronKey's product offering beyond the ultra-fast S200. D200 drives are ideal for workers that store, transport...

2009-10-29 06:30:00

TOKYO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx K.K., the Japanese subsidiary of Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX), today announced that the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan (AIST) selected Virtex®-5 and Spartan®-3A FPGA families for its SASEBO-GII boards for side channel attack standard evaluation and partial reconfiguration. The SASEBO-GII boards will enable the development and evaluation of performance and security of...

2009-10-27 07:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- SenSage, Inc. today announced that the SenSage Event Data Warehouse Private Encryption File System is officially in evaluation for an EAL2+ certification under the Common Criteria international security standard. Common Criteria evaluation of security products is mandated for commercial information security products purchased by the U.S. government for use in national security systems. SenSage's participation in this process illustrates the company's...

2009-10-20 08:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 20, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Linux cryptographic module embedded in its government insider threat solution has been awarded federal validation. With the approval of the new module, the entire Raytheon SureView(TM) product is now Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 level 1 compliant. Such compliance is required by the U.S. federal government to ensure that information systems using cryptography are secure. "The...

2009-10-05 07:30:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) announced today that its U.S.-based Security Testing and Certification Laboratory has been accredited by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to offer and perform Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) conformance testing. The lab is accredited to the International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 "Cryptographic and Security Testing." This new offering enables customers to undergo two separate evaluations, Common...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFJI) announced today that it has received Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS 140-2) encryption certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for its Johnson Encryption Machine (JEM II) encryption and decryption engine for the Company's innovative IP25(TM) infrastructure system offerings for first responders. "US government departments are mandated to purchase and...

2009-09-21 14:38:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $37 million contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Mode 5 (KIV-78) cryptographic modules and spare parts. The IFF cryptographic modules enable precise identification of 'friendly' aircraft by ships, ground forces and other aircraft operating in increasingly large and crowded battlespaces. Deliveries from the five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity...


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