Support for National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-131

You can configure IBM® Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) applications to support NIST SP 800-131.

NIST SP 800-131 is a US government computer security standard that is used to accredit cryptographic modules. For more information about the SP 800 series of computer security publications, see the NIST website.


The following portions of the ELM product stack do not yet support TLS 1.2.
  • Engineering Workflow Management Eclipse client for Mac OS X
  • Quality Management Microsoft Word and Excel client