Infotecs Earns FIPS 140-2 Crypto Certification for ViPNet | Automation.com

Infotecs Earns FIPS 140-2 Crypto Certification for ViPNet

November 19, 2014 - Infotecs completied Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) FIPS 140-1 and FIPS 140-2 cryptographic modules certifications from the U.S. government's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Infotecs' ViPNet Common Crypto Core Module was included on the validated list.

Recognized worldwide as one of the highest standards for security validation, FIPS 140-2 validation are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all non-military government agencies and by government contractors. Cryptographic modules are subjected to rigorous testing by independent, accredited test facilities in order to achieve validation.

In today's challenging cyber security environment the FIPS Certification ensures that companies are meeting the toughest standards for security and encryption. Infotecs has been a security leader and innovator since 1991 and has been certified by multiple international standards bodies. "Attaining the FIPS Certification demonstrates our commitment to maintaining the highest possible security standards for our clients," said Henrik Rasmussen, Managing Director Infotecs Americas Inc..

Many customers have already benefited from using ViPNet to provide flexible and cost-effective security.Global Trading & Consultancy Limited (GTC) recently committed to deploying ViPNet solutions. ViPNet will provide GTC staff, customers and partners secure remote access to corporate data while supporting enhanced mobility and flexibility. "We are delighted that Infotecs has received FIPS Certification," said Heather Colby, Managing Director GTC. "This ensures the ViPNet solution meets the highest standards demanded by our customers and partners."

ViPNet Common Crypto Core is the driver of all ViPNet's encryption solutions and is part of Infotecs commitment to deliver the best network security products in one convenient installation.

See the certification here: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2014.htm (Cert# 2282).

About Infotecs Internet Security Software GmbH
A pioneer of software-based VPN solutions since 1991, Infotecs developed its next generation ViPNet technology to deliver greater security, flexibility, and throughput than IPSec and other standard-based VPN products. ViPNet is the only VPN solution that supports true endpoint-to-endpoint security. More than 1,000,000 clients, offices, and servers have been securely connected with ViPNet products backed up by an unparalleled world-class support, development, and technical team. Our solutions are designed to solve the toughest security challenges by providing superior protection that is flexible and effective.

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