Aachen (Germany), Minneapolis (Minnesota), 6. June 2016 — Utimaco, a worldwide leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions today announced that they have entered into an agreement with Entrust Datacard as a Technology Alliance Partner and the company’s industry-leading Hardware Security Module (HSM), CryptoServer, has been awarded Entrust Datacard Ready designation.
Entrust Datacard Ready designation is awarded to Technology Alliance Partners who have successfully met product interoperability test criteria as defined by Entrust Datacard. Through the partnership, Utimaco’s HSM provides the key and certificate management services necessary to deliver robust encryption and digital signature capabilities across customer applications. When combined with Entrust Datacard’s PKI solution, Entrust Authority Security Manager, the complete solution helps to ensure tamper-proof physical protection, as well as critical reliability and performance for sensitive cryptographic keys
“Organizations are striving to unlock the value of digital business and eGov with emerging technology in mobility, cloud and analytics,” said Josh Jabs, vice president of strategic marketing for Entrust Datacard. “At the core of this evolution is an increased interaction between people and things, which stresses traditional risk models and elevates the role of identity and trust within these ecosystems. Maintaining the highest level of security is paramount to our customers and the markets they serve. We are pleased to provide Utimaco Entrust Datacard Ready designation, which provides customers with confidence to deploy joint solutions from Entrust Datacard and our Technology Alliance Partners.”
Enterprise and infrastructure companies rely on Utimaco to guard sensitive data against internal and external threats, protecting hundreds of millions of consumers globally. Together, Utimaco and Entrust Datacard provide enterprises with the highest level of hardware-based protection to power and secure digital identities and transactions.
“Today’s data breach threats and regulatory compliance requirements are driving increased global demand for hardware-level protection to secure mission-critical data,” said Malte Pollmann, CEO of Utimaco. “By partnering with Entrust Datacard we are able to help provide our joint customers in the private sector with the hardware root of trust they need to securely manage cryptographic keys and digital certificates. As we continue to grow our partnership we look forward to doing the same for the government sector.”
For more information on Entrust Datacard PKI solutions please visit https://www.entrust.com/products/entrust-authority-pki/ and for additional information on Utimaco’s SecurityServer Hardware Security Module, please visit our Website.
About Entrust Datacard
Consumers, citizens and employees increasingly expect anywhere-anytime experiences — whether they are making purchases, crossing borders, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks. Entrust Datacard offers the trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make those experiences reliable and secure. Solutions range from the physical world of financial cards, passports and ID cards to the digital realm of authentication, certificates and secure communications. With more than 2,000 Entrust Datacard colleagues around the world, and a network of strong global partners, the company serves customers in 150 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.com.
Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protect high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software solutions, embed business logic and build secure applications. Tens of thousands of enterprise and infrastructure companies rely on Utimaco to guard IP against internal and external threats and protect hundreds of millions of consumers globally. Visit Utimaco at https://hsm.utimaco.com.