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Government Computer News: Status of OpenSSL FIPS Certification Shifts Again

Jul 19, 2006, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by William Jackson)

"The National Institute of Standards and Technology apparently has backtracked on its revocation of OpenSSL certification under the Federal Information Processing Standard.

"OpenSSL, which is managed by the Open Source Software Institute in Hattiesburg, Miss., in January became one of the first open-source software products to be validated under NIST's Computer Module Validation Program for FIPS 140-2. Since then, the certificate has been suspended, then apparently revoked; on Tuesday it was placed back into suspension..."

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