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ViaSat miniaturized crypto module certified by NIST

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) said it has received Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 Level 2 Certification for the ViaSat Embeddable Security System 1200 (ES-1200) from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The ES-1200 provides communications security for a wide range of user needs where robust security is needed, including military, government, and commercial applications, and is used to secure command and control links for unmanned aerial vehicles and a variety of wired and wireless applications. The ES-1200 is optimized for embedment in host systems that have low size, weight, and power requirements.

ViaSat creates satellite and other wireless networking systems that efficiently deliver the most bandwidth for fast, secure, and high-quality communications to any location for consumers, governments, enterprises, and the military. Its website is at


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