Testing & Validations



Crown Sterling’s encryption algorithm has been issued certificate #3635 by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), a branch of the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) for FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification. This validation was completed by Safelogic, an independent accredited lab and proof of conformance was sent to NIST Cryptographic Module Validation Program in April of 2020. You can find the public record of certification here: 





Crown Sterling’s Cryptographically Secure Random Number Generator

Crown Sterling passed three additional test validations for its CrownRNG™, the company’s Cryptographically Secure Random Number Generator by John D. Cook Ph.D., an independent expert based in Texas specializing in testing for encryption and data privacy solutions.  Crown Sterling’s CrownRNG™ passed in the three commonly used Random Number Generator test suites including:
DIEHARDER, PractRand, TestU01