Great news - we've been rewarded for years of hard work!
NIST has awarded FIPS 140-2 certificate #2060 to the Oracle Solaris Kernel Cryptographic Framework with SPARC T4 and SPARC T5 (Software-Hybrid), and FIPS 140-2 certificate #2061 for the Oracle Solaris Kernel Cryptographic Framework (Software) module.
This is a big piece of our validation puzzle for Solaris 11 cryptography.
The validation was based on Solaris 11.1 SRU3 and SRU5 on a variety of hardware platforms.
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