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NIST FIPS 140-2
Security Requirements For Cryptographic Modules



Number:
NIST FIPS 140-2
Standard:
Security Requirements For Cryptographic Modules
Year:
2001
Brief Description:

This standard specifies the security requirements that will be satisfied by a cryptographic module utilized within a security system protecting sensitive but unclassified information. The standard provides four increasing, qualitative levels of security: Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4. These levels are intended to cover the wide range of potential applications and environments in which cryptographic modules may be employed.

Issuing Organization:
NIST