Ixia gets federal information processing standard accreditation

Ixia, a provider of network testing, visibility, and security, today announced it has achieved the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2 accreditation for its industry Vision ONEâ„¢ and Visionâ„¢ 7300 network packet brokers (NPB) solutions, the company said.

This accreditation signifies that these Ixia products meet the stringent security requirements of all US government agencies, and serves as another meaningful demonstration of the company´s leadership in the network visibility market.

The FIPS PUB 140-2 covers security requirements in 11 areas related to the design and implementation of a cryptographic module. This standard specifies the security requirements that will be satisfied by a cryptographic module utilized within a security system protecting sensitive but unclassified information.

Ixia, now part of Keysight Technologies, provides testing, visibility, and security solutions to strengthen networks and cloud environments for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate.

Keysight Technologies is a technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost.