Overview#FIPS 140 is part of the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication Series by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to coordinate the requirements and standards for cryptographic modules that include both hardware and software components.
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Cryptographic Module Validation Program
- NICI 3.0
- NSA Suite B Cryptography
- Smart Card