Java FIPS 140-2 Module, BC-FJA-1.0.2, Awarded Cert. #3514

Crypto Workshop is pleased to announce that we have finished the latest FIPS 140-2 version of the Open Source Bouncy Castle Java APIs, BC-FJA 1.0.2, which has just been awarded Certificate #3514. The release is certified for use with Java 7, Java 8, and Java 11 and is now available for download from As with previous BC FIPS Java releases, an Android release is also available for organizations wishing to certify specific devices.

Founded in 2012, Crypto Workshop is made up of founding and core members of the team that produces the Bouncy Castle Cryptography APIs for Java and C#. The company was set up to help people better use and understand the Bouncy Castle APIs. In addition to managing the Bouncy Castle FIPS projects and doing further work on the Bouncy Castle APIs, Crypto Workshop also offers support contracts, consulting and other assistance for organizations developing and deploying solutions using Bouncy Castle, both FIPS and non-FIPS.

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