Achieving FIPS 140-2 Validation for Windows Security

NIST establishes Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 validation as a security standard for cryptographic modules. Industries and governments use this standard to validate the security of cryptographic modules. To achieve FIPS 140-2 validation, Windows operating systems must undergo rigorous testing and evaluation. This process tests for cryptographic strength, key management, and overall system security. […]

Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and Enforcement by BIS

The responsibility for enforcing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) falls on the U.S. Department of Commerce, specifically the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). These regulations aim to control the export of certain dual-use items, technology, and software that have both commercial and military applications or items with purely commercial applications. Additionally, the regulations aim […]