, Product ManagerE-mail : Dennis.Jarrett@dalsemi.com
Crypto iButton from Dallas Semi Receives FIPS 140-1 Validation For Meeting Stringent Governmental Security Standards.
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Dallas - Dallas Semiconductor (NYSE : DS) today announced that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) have validated the DS1954 Cryptographic iButton as meeting Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) 140-1, Security Requirements For Cryptographic Modules (FIPS 140-1).The Crypto iButton provides hardware cryptographic services such as long-term safe storage of private keys, a high-speed math accelerator for 1024-bit public key cryptography, and secure message digest (hashing).
This is a significant achievement for Dallas Semiconductor because NIST accreditation is recognized as the benchmark for both national and international security testing, said Dennis Jarrett
, product manager at Dallas Semiconductor.