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[Discuss] Good and Bad Crypto

Mike Small wrote:
> Btw. if having source code adds no value for verification, why do the
> FIPS CMVP procedures ask for it for the "Design Assurance" part of their
> review?

I'm surprised that nobody has chimed in on this one, yet, since quite a 
few of you have experienced ISO 9000 certification procedures. It's the 
same reason: documentation. Part of the validation process is 
examination of documents related to the product to ensure consistency 
with the submitted profiles. This includes comments in the source code.

Rich P.

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