International Cryptographic Module Conference 2022
ICMC is scheduled to return to a live format during a year that will see widespread changes in commercial cryptography. The highly-anticipated FIPS 140-3 standard will become the single accepted certification for secure cryptographic modules. At the same time, European regulators are moving forward with independent cryptographic standards. Interest in open source solutions has greatly expanded. And legacy systems are under a growing threat as the need for quantum-resistant algorithms increases each year. In the face of these and other changes, hundreds of cryptographic professionals will meet in Washington, D.C. for the International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC22). The conference will survey the progress of FIPS 140-3, discuss the effect on current certifications, and report on the progress of the Automated Cryptographic Validation Program.