Giesecke & Devrient selects SafeNet hardware security modules
28 July 2006 | 2178 views | 0
SafeNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFNT), setting the standard for information security, today announced that Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), a leading global supplier of smart cards, has selected SafeNet's Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) for its cryptography needs including smart card production, personalization and key management.
SafeNet HSM is a PCI adapter-based HSM that provides high-performance secure cryptographic processing in server systems and supports applications requiring high-performance symmetric and asymmetric cryptographic operations.
G&D evaluated HSMs extensively and finally chose SafeNet's solution for its broad functionality, powerful development tools, scalable performance range and key management.
By integrating the HSM's smart card cryptographic key transfer into its security solutions, G&D can ensure the ultimate level of secrecy and integrity of keys and sensitive data for its customers. G&D's customers span the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, health care, identity, and IT security.
"SafeNet is proud to be selected as an HSM provider to G&D," said Chris Holland, director of product management, SafeNet's Commercial Enterprise Business Unit. "The creation of this relationship underlines our ongoing commitment to the smart card market, extending from card manufacturing and personalization to key management and application security."