Utimaco and OpenTrust Announce Partnership to Provide Highest Level of Data Protection and Privacy

Utimaco SafeGuard CryptoServer® now Integrates with OpenTrust PKI to Secure Critical Data Assets and Customer Privacy Worldwide

PALO ALTO, Calif.--()--Utimaco, a worldwide leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions, and OpenTrust, a leading provider of trusted identity-based solutions for protecting credentials, data and transactions, today announced their partnership to power the highest level of data protection. The partnership enables integration between the Utimaco SafeGuard CryptoServer, a hardware security module (HSM), and the OpenTrust PKI to work together on Linux operating system platforms.

“Partnering with OpenTrust and aligning our technologies is a natural step in our commitment to provide customers with a hardware-based root of trust that secures critical data and infrastructures, ensuring the safety of business-critical information and privacy of sensitive consumer data,” said Malte Pollmann, CEO of Utimaco. “OpenTrust is a leader in identity-based solutions and together, we look forward to serving our joint customers worldwide.”

OpenTrust PKI is a highly scalable solution designed to address the most advanced security solutions to combat with high-level risks. OpenTrust PKI creates, issues and manages the digital identities of users or devices within a public key infrastructure. OpenTrust PKI supports full local or centralized certificate and key life cycle management for all entities (such as users, devices and applications) and multiple CAs for singular or multiple applications.

“Adding SafeGuard CryptoServer to the OpenTrust list of supported HSMs is a valuable addition to our server products,” said Lorenzo Stranges, VP Marketing at OpenTrust. “OpenTrust PKI is designed to address more advanced security solutions to combat with high-level risks. Integrating with Utimaco’s HSM allows us to establish the cornerstone of trust that our customers expect of us.”

Utimaco’s SafeGuard CryptoServer is a physically protected, specialized computer unit designed to perform sensitive cryptographic tasks to securely manage cryptographic keys and data. Utimaco’s scalable and customizable HSM is known for its unbreakable security foundation. A broad array 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 within industries such as: big data, connected devices, eID, mobile telecom and payment solutions.

To integrate Utimaco’s SafeGuard CryptoServer with OpenTrust PKI, please download the Integration Guide here: https://hsm.utimaco.com/downloads/integration-guides/

About Utimaco

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/.

About OpenTrust

OpenTrust is a leading provider of trusted identity-based solutions for protecting credentials, data and transactions. We are also an internationally recognized Certification Authority. OpenTrust’s two major product lines are available as a cloud service or under a software license:

  • Trusted Identities, featuring strong authentication and certificate lifecycle management for any type of media or device (PC, smartphone, tablet, badge, token)
  • Trusted Documents & Transactions, featuring digital signatures, confidentiality and proof management.

OpenTrust operates in Europe, the Middle East and the USA through a network of local resellers. Find out more at: http://www.opentrust.com/en/.

Contacts

MSLGROUP for Utimaco
Anna Vaverka, +1-415-512-0770
utimaco@mslgroup.com
or
OXYGEN
Claire Lenormand, +33 1 41 11 37 82
clairel@oxygen-rp.com
or
OPENTRUST
Caroline Drobinski, + 33 1 55 64 22 85
caroline.drobinski@opentrust.com

Contacts

MSLGROUP for Utimaco
Anna Vaverka, +1-415-512-0770
utimaco@mslgroup.com
or
OXYGEN
Claire Lenormand, +33 1 41 11 37 82
clairel@oxygen-rp.com
or
OPENTRUST
Caroline Drobinski, + 33 1 55 64 22 85
caroline.drobinski@opentrust.com