The following topics describe how to configure Palo
Alto Networks® firewalls and appliances to support the Common Criteria
and the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2),
which are security certifications that ensure a standard set of
security assurances and functionalities. These certifications are
often required by civilian U.S. government agencies and government
For details about product certifications and third-party validation,
refer to the Certifications page.