Utimaco Safeware AG

CryptoServer SDK

CryptoServer SDK – our customizable HSM

CryptoServer SDK -
For firmware needs

The professional development environment for all Utimaco HSMs, CryptoServer SDK enables you to realize every kind of product that requires strong security.

User Benefits

The CryptoServer Software Development Kit (SDK) enables both integrators and end users to create custom firmware modules to run in the tamper-proof environment of Utimaco's SafeGuard® CryptoServer.

Key features:

  • Standard programming languages and common development environments
  • Maximum utilization of base firmware modules
  • Efficient testing and debugging



Commercial Benefits

Because the CryptoServer SDK’s provides full access to the existing underlying base firmware, custom firmware modules can be developed in a short time and are entirely controlled by you.

Secure investment

  • Highest performance at a low price
  • No proprietary programming knowledge required
  • Open, modular software concept
  • Easy upgrades of procedures even after several years




When it comes to the development of your custom firmware modules, rely on CryptoServer SDK. It provides all the components you need.

Key components: 

  • Comprehensive development environment
  • Full simulation, testing and debugging
  • Programming manual and documentation
  • Developer training and qualified support




Naturally, CryptoServer SDK leverages a host of the most common cryptographic algorithms, as well as additional algorithms upon request.

Key algorithms:

  • AES, DES, Triple DES
  • AES MAC, Triple DES MAC, Retail MAC
  • Hash algorithms SHA-1, SHA-2 family, RIPEMD-160, MD5
  • Diffie-Hellman



Hardware Series available for CryptoServer SDK


  • Meets highest physical security requirements
  • Certified to FIPS 140-2 Levels 3 and 4 for physical security
  • Tamper-responsive technology
  • Choose from two models


  • For common security requirements
  • Certified to FIPS 140-2 Level 3
  • Open internal programming interfaces
  • Choose from four models

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