Manage, Handle and Control Your Own Key in the MS Azure Key Vault

Manage, Handle and Control Your Own Key in the MS Azure Key Vault

Microsoft’s Azure Key Vault Managed HSM allows customers to safeguard their cryptographic keys for their cloud applications and be standards-compliant. It is a highly available, fully managed, single-tenant cloud service that uses FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated hardware security modules (HSMs). Here we will discuss the reasons why customers who have a centrally managed key management system on-premises in their data center should use a hosted HSM for managing their keys in the MS Azure Key Vault.

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Understanding The New FIPS 140-3

Understanding The New FIPS 140-3

FIPS 140 (“Federal Information Processing Standard”) is a series of security standards published by the U.S. government that specify security requirements for the evaluation of cryptographic modules. This article explores various aspects of the latest release of FIPS 140-3.

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The link between HSMs and a Centralized Key Management System

The link between HSMs and a Centralized Key Management System

Managing cryptographic relationships and crypto key lifecycles can be challenging even in small scale environments. For those CISOs and IT Security Professionals that live in the world of international crypto architectures, such as those found in banking and finance, the list of barriers to success can become overwhelming.

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NIST & FIPS Considerations for EMV Tokenization

NIST & FIPS Considerations for EMV Tokenization

In this article, we will review some of the constraints of an EMV tokenization solution when it comes to FIPS and more generally, NIST considerations.

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