ProtectServer 3 HSM Family Now with FIPS Validated Firmware as a Factory Configuration

We are excited to announce the ProtectServer 3 HSM Family is now available with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated firmware as a factory orderable configuration. Previously our customers required downloading the firmware separately through the Thales Support Portal. Now Thales customers can order directly from the factory with the FIPS validated firmware already configured. To order a pre-configured ProtectServer HSM use the following part numbers:

ProtectServer 3 Network HSMs Loaded with FIPS FW

(Programmable HSM Appliances with Smart Card Reader & Smart Cards included)

ProtectServer External 3 Plus(Dual Power Supply),Toolkit Ptk 7.1.0,Pl3500,FW7.00.01 934-000118-002-000
ProtectServer External 3,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl3500,FW7.00.01 934-000116-002-000
ProtectServer External 3,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl220,FW7.00.01 934-000113-002-000
ProtectServer External 3,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl25,FW7.00.01 934-000110-002-000
ProtectServer 3 PCIe HSM – Programmable PCI Card form factor HSM Loaded with FIPS FW

(Smart Card Reader & Smart Cards included)

Protectserver 3 Card,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl3500,Fw7.00.01 934-000106-002-000
ProtectServer 3 Card,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl220,FW7.00.01 934-000105-002-000
ProtectServer 3 Card,Toolkit Ptk V7.1.0,Pl25,FW7.00.01 934-000104-002-000



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.


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