[dm-crypt] Is dm-crypt LUKS FIPS 140-2 compliant
arno at wagner.name
Tue Mar 20 17:23:09 CET 2012
That is a bit difficult to answer. It seems that
LUKS is indeed FIPS 140-1 compliant. However it is
not FIPS 140-1 certified (and once a specific implementation
is, it cannot be changed anymore without losing
that certification it seems).
AFAIK there are efforts underway to get a specific
implementation (RHEL6) certified. If you go into the
mailing lost archive at
and search for "FIPS", you can find more on this question.
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 09:15:15AM -0700, Alex Szczuka wrote:
> ?My question is about???FIPS certification.?
> ?Is the dm-crypt LUKS FIPS 140 compliant? or? is
> it going to be in? the future?
> dm-crypt mailing list
> dm-crypt at saout.de
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