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According to Mirantis, the government has allocated more than $97 billion in IT investment for 2022, all of which is governed by compliance measures like as FIPS.
“The issuance of our new FIPS 140-2 validation means that we can continue to offer our clients the highest levels of confidence in the cryptographic modules included with our products,” said Shaun O’Meara, Field Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Mirantis. “The encryption validation is particularly important in today’s environment of tightening security requirements and helps facilitate the implementation of an effective secure software supply chain and other robust security systems and controls.”
By completing the FIPS 140-2 validation procedure, Mirantis guarantees that its products are acceptable for procurement by US government agencies, including the Department of Defense, as well as for usage in regulated industries including utilities, banking, telecommunications, and healthcare. Mirantis has extensive experience in these industries and will be able to continue to supply software and services while also expanding on future growth possibilities.
While Mirantis Container Runtime was already FIPS compliant, the new validation also covers Mirantis Kubernetes Engine and k0s, providing a greater level of compliance throughout the company’s product line.
In Collaboration with SafeLogic
Mirantis has partnered with SafeLogic to provide professional guidance and experience, as well as continuous support, to guarantee that the cryptographic modules supplied with Mirantis’ solutions would satisfy the highest requirements. After demonstrating compliance with the 11 Derived Test Requirements, the FIPS 140-2 validation was given.
The Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), a division of the Communications Security Establishment, received the module’s test report (CSE). Their joint office verified compliance and issued certificate #3993, which is available to the public here.
SafeLogic creates “cutting-edge” encryption solutions for mobile, server, appliance, wearable, and other restricted applications. Their flagship solution, CryptoComply, offers platform-independent FIPS 140 compliance via a single API, while the company’s RapidCert process has transformed the way FIPS 140 validation certificates are obtained.
“We are proud to collaborate with Mirantis on FIPS 140-2 validated encryption within their deployments,” said Poga Ahn, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SafeLogic. “The CMVP’s stringent requirements for cryptography give peace of mind to users, and I’m pleased that Mirantis has embraced this high level of security and assurance.”