Re: Crypto consolidation in debian ?
md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Apr 27, Bastian Blank <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 07:20:55PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>> > The reason is that the kind of entities which require FIPS 140 probably
>> > also tend to require corporate vendor support, which we do not provide.
>> What is FIPS 140 and why is this important?
> It is a certification required by USG and many financial customers.
For what it's worth, libgcrypt was in FIPS evaluation long time ago and
may even be certified by now.