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FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 186-2 (PDF) are not standards that describe RNGs. FIPS 140-2 refers the task of standardizing RNGs to SP800-90 (PDF) which specifies software-based pseudo random number generators, to which your module seems compliant. FIPS 186-2 only talks about RNGs in one place, in Appendix 3, where it says that using the RNG from appendix C of ANSI ...


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I don't think it does. On one hand, FIPS 186-2 is a standard regarding digital signatures, as said in the abstract of this document: This standard specifies a suite of algorithms which can be used to generate a digital signature. Digital signatures are used to detect unauthorized modifications to data and to ...



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