The Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) is a U.S. government computer security standard used to approve cryptographic modules. FIPS 140-2 is a certification of the security level of a cryptographic module, ensuring it meets minimum strength requirements.
The Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) validates cryptographic modules to FIPS 140-2.
The PIVKey C990 Smart Card, and most C70 Series Smart Cards use the NXP JCOP P60 SecID chip with the NXP JCOP Card operating system. This platform is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated, CMVP #3175.
The PIVKey C980 Smart Card platform is based on the Infineon SLE 78 Chip and the Oracle Java Card OS. This platform is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated, CMVP #2440
The PIVKey C910 Smart Card is based on the Infineon SLE 77 Chip and the Feitian Java Card OS. This platform is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated, CMVP #2470.