HORSHAM, Pa. -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has achieved 'Manufacturer Certificate Authority' status for DOCSIS(R) 3.0 products from CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certificate Authority body. The Motorola PKI Center, located in San Diego, CA, has passed a rigorous audit process of its digital security certificate generation system. This accreditation allows Motorola to join the limited ranks of companies who are qualified to supply keys and certificates that are secure and interoperable with all previous and future generations of DOCSIS systems.
Motorola is qualified to provide the crucial underlying security for cable modem networks. MSOs looking to deploy DOCSIS 3.0 into their networks can rely on Motorola digital security certificates for use in their Motorola DOCSIS equipment. All Motorola certificates are backwards compatible with DOCSIS 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0 equipment and will fully support all future shipments of DOCSIS equipment.
'Motorola continues its global leadership in signal security technology,' said John Burke, Senior VP and GM of the Digital Video Solutions business of Motorola, Inc. 'This represents another milestone in our continuing evolution, that began with the deployment of the VideoCipher(R)II-PLUS system and continues with MediaCipher(R) today - the world's most widely deployed, robust and secure system for protection of digital content.'