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Forcepoint NGFW Certifications

A commitment to quality and the most exacting standards

All Forcepoint Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Appliances are powered by a unified core and offer consistent capabilities and management across all platforms. They are rigously tested and have received the following certifications:

Common Criteria

Forcepoint Next Generation Firewalls have achieved Common Criteria certification under the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS). Forcepoint NGFW Version 6.3.1 was certified with the Collaborative Protection Profile for Stateful Traffic Filter Firewalls Version 1.0. This certification applies to Forcepoint NGFW models 1101, 1105, 1402, 2101, 2105, 3301, 3305, and 6205. For additional certification details, please refer to

FIPS 140-2

Forcepoint NGFW has received FIPS 140-2 (Federal Information Processing Standard) crypto certification, verifying that encryption in the Forcepoint NGFW is implemented correctly and is of good quality. Forcepoint NGFW has certified two modules: kernel module (certified November 2017) and library module (certified March 2018).


Forcepoint NGFW and its IPS capabilities have received elementary qualification in the French CSPN (first-level standard certification) from the ANSSI French Network and Information Security Agency.



Forcepoint NGFW has been certified against the USGv6 Firewall Conformance v1.3 test suite (see listing for McAfee Next Generation Firewall).

Section 508

Section 508 Accessibility

Forcepoint NGFW meets Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template criteria for VPN and IPS technologies. The Forcepoint NGFW Security Management Center (SMC) provides centralized control of all Forcepoint NGFW platforms, from installation and automated configuration through ongoing operations.

Commercial Solutions
for Classified (CSfC)

Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)

Forcepoint’s Next Generation Firewall Product Series is eligible to be used as a Traffic Filtering Firewall component in a CSfC solution. More information can be found at