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The module is currently tested against the JRE 1.7 and the JRE 1.8. The module is source and byte code compatible back to JDK 1.5.

Planned Releases

  1. bc-fips-1.0.1.jar


  1.       patch release of bc-fips-1.0.0 (bug fixes, some improvements)
               - CAVP Lab Testing completed 8th June 2017
               - Lab Code Review completed 7th June 2017

  2. bc-fips-1.1.0.jar

Planned Retests

We expect to do a retest of BC FIPS Java 1.0.1 against JDK 1.9 when it is finalised.

Scheduled Additions for BC FIPS 1.1.0:

Support for PKIXRevocationChecker in the CertPath implementation.

Option for SOFT_FAIL style revocation checking flagfor the extended PKIXParameters class.

Approved Mode Algorithms



SP 800-38G: Methods for format preserving encryption

Additional KAS modes for ephemeral keys.

Non-approved Mode Algorithms