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


OpenSSL 3.0 FIPS timeline

Below is KeyPair’s best effort to track the timeline for the OpenSSL 3.0 FIPS 140-2 module. Links are provided for additional details. On November 7, 2019, OpenSSL posted this update …

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 …