New Company Milestones Reflect Unprecedented Demand for Hardware Root of Trust in the face of Big Data and Internet of Things
PALO ALTO, Calif.—July XX, 2014—Utimaco, a worldwide leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions, is seeing growing enterprise and government demand for hardware security modules (HSM) to manage cryptographic keys and prevent third-party data breaches. Year over year growth reaches 75 percent in the U.S., four months after company expansion to North American market.
“We’re in the middle of a dramatic overhaul of old production systems and communication processes,” said Malte Pollmann, CEO, Utimaco. “Data creation and permanent connectivity are creating net-new opportunities, but they are also source of concern due to hacker threats and the sheer magnitude of a potential breach. At Utimaco, we help customers’ everyday who are turning to a hardware root of trust to find protection. Less than half a year in the U.S., the customer growth we’re currently experiencing is nothing shorter than explosive. It’s an exciting time to be in the business of security.”
A slew of industries apply HSM technology to secure, authenticate and enable sensitive infrastructures and data. Faced with software security breaches, and threats of backdoors, U.S. enterprises are turning to hardware solutions to ensure the safe-keeping of encrypted data. Utimaco’s scalable and customizable HSM works as the cornerstone of trust within industries such as:
At the core of these industries lies the need to secure sensitive consumer, corporate and citizen data, as well as advanced IP-based networks in the face of connected devices and the Internet of Things.
Utimaco Company Milestones:
In addition to these milestones, Utimaco has established its presence within the market of car2x communication. Top automakers from all over the world use Utimaco’s FIPS-certified HSM to generate and store secure digital permits that are required for executing communication commands between the car’s internal and external channels. The same goes for the financial industry; credit unions and banks alike turn to Utimaco’s embedded hardware solution to generate and store cryptographic keys, securing highly sensitive payment data.
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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 protects 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/en/
Anna Vaverka, MSLGROUP