Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate a candidate's understanding of the security requirements for cryptographic modules. The candidate will be able to implement and understand the proper requirements at each security level of the cryptographic module. They will understand cryptographic module specifications, cryptographic ports and interfaces, authorized roles for operators and corresponding services within each role, and service. The candidate will have a strong understanding of the Finite State Model and physical security mechanisms and levels.
Successful completion of this exam will demonstrate the candidate's ability to understand the cryptographic module in-depth along with the security requirements associated.