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 C910 Smart Card platform (chip and card operating system), based on the Feitian Java Card Platform, is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated, CMVP #2470.
The PIVKey C980 Smart Card platform (chip and card operating system), based on the Oracle java Card OS, and the Infineon SLE 78 chip is FIPS 140- Level 3 validated, CMVP #2440