What we do

About Us

We expertly guide technology companies in achieving their FIPS 140 goals

Our Background

With over two decades of experience completing hundreds of successful FIPS 140 projects, Mark Minnoch and Steve Weymann launched KeyPair Consulting to deliver dramatically superior service to our clients.

Our Vision

To be the company that best understands, guides, and executes the FIPS 140 strategies of our clients.

Latest News


RIP FIPS 186-2

UPDATE: The CMVP will publish an updated IG G.18 in November 2019 extending the Effective Date to “Two Months After ACVP Transition Date.” Instead of the current transition happening on …

1Q-3Q 2019 FIPS Cert. Stats

During the first three quarters of 2019, the CMVP issued 187 FIPS 140-2 certificates. UL Verification Services produced the most number of certificates (36) for their customers. Security Level 1 …

Steve Weymann speaking at ICMC19

At the International Cryptographic Module Conference in Vancouver, Canada, Steve of KeyPair Consulting delivers the following talk on May 15, 2019: A PROTOCOL PROTOCOL (G13B) Representation of protocols such as …