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Testing Laboratories

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Laboratories which are accredited under the Cryptographic and Security Testing (CST) Laboratory Accreditation Program (LAP) are part of NIST's National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP).

  • Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP);
  • Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP);
  • NIST Personal Identification Verification Program (NPVIP); and
  • Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Validation Program.

Visit the CST LAP site for a program description, information on applying for laboratory accreditation, applicable fees, NVLAP Handbooks, and associated laboratory bulletins


A list of current labs may be found by visiting National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) / Directory Search and under the "Program" drop-down select “ITST: Cryptographic and Security Testing”.

Created February 16, 2017, Updated February 27, 2018