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Pulse Secure certified for Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS)

Pulse Secure Appliance series now compliant following successful testing by accredited laboratory


August 16, 2017



SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pulse Secure, a leading provider of secure access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, has announced that Pulse Connect Secure and Pulse Policy Secure running on Pulse Secure Appliance (PSA) appliance series and virtual appliances have been certified for the Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) following testing by an accredited Cryptographic Module Testing laboratory.

FIPS 140-2 is the U.S. government computer security standard used to approve cryptographic modules to ensure they meet the necessary standards to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the information protected by the module. The security requirements cover areas related to the secure design and implementation of a cryptographic module including module specification, interfaces, roles, services and authentication.

The inclusion of FIPS-140 is part of a continual strategy to ensure best practice certification. Earlier in the year, both products were certified to meet the U.S. Department of Defense DoD Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL) following a successfully completed certification at the approved distributed testing center at the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) at Fort Huachuca near Sierra Vista, Arizona, USA.

“Adherence to standards such as FIPS and UC/APL are regulated requirements but also form best practice for the wider enterprise market to ensure that security products are themselves able to withstand attack,” said Prakash Mana, Head of Product for Pulse Secure, “With this update, we continue our commitment to maintaining our products to meet both current and evolving government security regulations."

For more information on the certification, Pulse Secure is reachable at +1-844-807-8573 or info@pulsesecure.net.

About Pulse Secure

Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of secure access solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Enterprises from every vertical and of all sizes utilize the company’s virtual private network (VPN), network access control (NAC), virtual application delivery controller (vADC) and mobile security products to enable end-user mobility securely and seamlessly in their organizations. Pulse Secure was formed in 2014 from Juniper Networks’ Junos Pulse business. Pulse Secure’s mission is to deliver secure access solutions for people, devices, things, and services. www.pulsesecure.net

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