After meeting stringent cryptographic security requirements, Quantum Xchange expanded its FIPS 140-2 certification in 2020, receiving certificate #3754 making its quantum-safe key distribution system, Phio TX, FIPS validated on the CentOS operating system. To see a complete list of encryption algorithms supported visit: https://csrc.nist.gov/projects/cryptographic-module-validation-program/certificate/3754
Previously, Quantum Xchange announced it received certificate #3569 for FIPS object module validation in December 2019. The company recognizes the importance of FIPS 140-2 compliance for both U.S. government and federal contractors, but also corporations in the private sector that work with the federal government to collect and transmit Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) information. Having FIPS 140-2 validation of Phio TX helps to commercialize the product and meet demand by highly regulated industries for securing their most critical communications networks and data links with next generation, quantum-safe encryption. See our latest solutions brief on how to ensure a secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure with quantum-safe solutions here.
Quantum Xchange strives to maintain a security posture that’s second to none, enforcing security policies and adherence to industry standards and compliance requirements. Phio TX has gone through aggressive penetration testing by its team of seasoned, network security and IT management professionals. The Phio TX application programming interface (API) adheres to the ETSI GS 014 protocol and data format for Quantum Key Distribution (QKD).