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B.5 Certification

Many cryptographic libraries claim certifications from national or international bodies. These certifications are tied on a specific (and often restricted) version of the library or a specific product using the library, and typically in the case of software they assure that the algorithms implemented are correct. The major certifications known are:

GnuTLS has support for FIPS 140-2 under Red Hat Enterprise Linux. See FIPS140-2 mode for more information.