Cryptomathic CKMS: Centralized & Automated Key Management for payShield HSMs

Banks and financial institutions must adhere to a rigorous set of security and regulatory practices to protect data, communications, and processes.

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Selecting the Right Key Management System

The protection and secure management of cryptographic keys is crucial for ensuring that cryptography is used in the most effective way to keep data secure. Picking the wrong key management system (KMS) can thwart all the efforts that have been made in using cryptography to protect information.

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BYOK for MS Azure KEY Vault - Helping Banks Take Control of Their Keys for MS Azure, Dynamics, and Office 365

This article explores how Cryptomathic CKMS combines BYOK for the MS Azure Key Vault with banking-grade key lifecycle management; to address the concerns banks have regarding key management in the public cloud.

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Air India's Massive Data Breach - following best practices for data security is more important than ever

Recent events throughout the world have evidenced that high-profile hackers and state-sponsored attempts at security breaches have been steadily increasing since 2020. It is becoming rapidly apparent that no sector is immune to becoming a victim of a data breach, including the airline industry, where the safety of crew and passengers is put at grave risk.

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Payment Security and Key Blocks: Why are key blocks so secure?

How can keys be securely exchanged over potentially unprotected channels? The answer to this question is “key blocks”. A key block is an essential cryptographic key format that allows users to securely exchange and utilize keys over various environments. 

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Payment Security: Thales Key Blocks and how They are Used in payShield HSMs

Thales Key Blocks are an essential cryptographic key wrapping format. In comparison to other key block formats, they are proprietary and only work with Thales payShield HSMs. In what follows, we delve into detail about this key block format.

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Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) to AWS Enlarges Scope of Manoeuvre for Financial Institutions

This article discusses how Cryptomathic CKMS addresses concerns that financial institutions may have regarding key management in the cloud - by bringing banking-grade lifecycle key management and BYOK to Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a hybrid-cloud banking architecture.

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RSA is not destroyed, but do remain vigilant and be crypto-agile!

During the last couple of weeks, a little shake went through parts of the security community. This was caused by a preprint by Professor Dr. Claus Peter Schnorr titled “Fast Factoring Integers by SVP Algorithms”, published on the IACR’s E-print Server.

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Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) to the Google Cloud Brings New Opportunities to Financial Institutions

This article discusses the concerns surrounding key management for cloud environments and how Cryptomathic addresses them by bringing banking-grade cryptographic key management to the Google Cloud - in the context of a hybrid-cloud banking architecture.

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