[Dnssec-deployment] SCA6000 users [Re: SUN SCA6000 FIPS 140 certification]
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Mon Mar 28 18:02:10 EDT 2011
At 10:32 28-03-2011, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>We disagree here. FIPS 140 shows that the device does its
>cryptography correctly when the device is set to be in FIPS mode.
>Many devices that are not FIPS-certified can be shown to be
>cryptographically correct, and many FIPS-certified devices cannot
>easily be run in FIPS mode.
It's a means to show that the device has been validated. The same
goes for Common Criteria EAL. The compliance preempts some questions.
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