Module Added to Short List of Products Qualified to Protect Sensitive
Government and Military Information
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading
provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions
for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today that its
Common Cryptographic Module has been validated by the National Institute
of Standards and Technology’s (NISTs) Federal Information Processing
Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2.
This standard’s validation assures the U.S. Department of Defense, and
its agencies, that API’s Common Cryptographic Module meets the rigorous
security requirements for government and military use. Only modules
tested and validated to FIPS 140-2 (and its predecessor FIPS 140-1) meet
the applicability requirements to protect sensitive information.
API’s Common Cryptographic Module is integrated into its ION Networks™
line of secure access technology including the ION™ SA5600-IA appliance
for remote vendor and third party access to voice and IT systems, as
well as the Netgard® MFD CAC/PIV authentication solution for networked
printers, scanners, and copiers.
Henry Gold, general manager, SSIA-US, API Technologies said, "The Common
Cryptographic Module for our ION and Netgard products is a
standards-based cryptographic engine for servers and appliances. The
module delivers core cryptographic functions and features robust
algorithm support including AES (Advanced Encryption Standard). With the
FIPS 140-2 validation, our DoD customers are assured that our
cryptography has been tested to the stringent criteria of the U.S.
Secure Systems and Information Assurance (SSIA) products by API
Technologies provide security for both government and commercial
customers worldwide. Featured product lines include the EMCON® (USA &
Canada) and SST™ (Europe) brands, the Netgard® line of security and
encryption products, and the ION Networks™ line of network security
devices for remote device management.
To learn more about API Technologies’ SSIA product lines, including
secure access products for the DoD, call +1 855-294-3800, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit apitech.com/ion.
About API Technologies Corp.
API Technologies (NASDAQ: ATNY) is an innovative designer and
manufacturer of high performance systems, subsystems, modules, and
components for technically demanding RF, microwave, millimeter wave,
electromagnetic, power, and security applications. A high-reliability
technology pioneer with over 70 years of heritage, API Technologies
products are used by global defense, industrial, and commercial
customers in the areas of commercial aerospace, wireless communications,
medical, oil and gas, electronic warfare, unmanned systems, C4ISR,
missile defense, harsh environments, satellites, and space. Learn more
about API Technologies and our products at www.apitech.com.
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API Technologies Corp.
Tara Flynn Condon, +1 908-546-3903
President, Corporate Development & Marketing
Source: API Technologies Corp.