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FIPS 140-3 (Draft)

Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules

Date Published: July 2007
Comments Due: October 11, 2007 (public comment period is CLOSED)
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National Institute of Standards and Technology


This July 2007 draft of FIPS 140-3 was announced in the Federal Register.



computer security;  ; telecommunication security;  ; physical security;  ; software security;  ; cryptography;  ; cryptographic modules;  ; Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)
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Draft FIPS 140-3 (2007)

Supplemental Material:
Comments and resolutions (pdf)

Document History:
07/13/07: FIPS 140-3 (Draft)
12/11/09: FIPS 140-3 (Draft)
03/22/19: FIPS 140-3 (Final)


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cryptography; testing & validation