Software House achieves FIPS 197
BOCA RATON, Fla.-- Software House, an access control brand of Tyco International, has announced its C-CURE 9000 Event Management System has attained the U.S. GovernmentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS) 197 validation.
FIPS 197 validation is the governmentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s standard for Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption algorithm. It is the preferred cryptographic method utilized by U.S. government agencies due to its high-level cryptographic key
C-CURE 9000 provides a highly secure solution, both from physical and logical security perspectives, by leveraging standard IT processes and innovative architecture. C-CURE 9000 fully supports the Software House iSTAR eX controller, which is capable of reading the full Federal Agency Smart Credential Number (FASC-N) of the FIPS 201 PIV card. iSTAR eX was recently placed on the FIPS 140-2 validation list.
The FIPS 197 standard is a joint effort by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) under the Canadian government.