We are excited to announce the Thales ProtectServer 3 Cryptographic Module (used in the ProtectServer 3 Network and PCIe HSMs) with Firmware Version 7.00.01 is now FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated (CMVP Certificate # 4110).
It’s recommended that customers run the latest FIPS-validated firmware version 7.00.01 available on the Thales Support Portal:
FIPS 140-2 is an updated Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS). FIPS 140 standards define the security requirements for cryptographic modules, set out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). To learn more visit the What is FIPS 140-2 and Why Is It Important FAQ.