Code signing
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Code Signing

Code Signing – a fundamental way to secure innovation

Software is increasingly becoming the target of cyber-crime, being maliciously altered or falsified in pursuit of fraudulent or even terroristic objectives. Software developers and distributors are recommended to code-sign their software. Digitally ‘signing’ the file that is to be distributed provides proof that the code has not been tampered with and that it is coming from a known source.

HSM-based code signing is the most secure way to physically and digitally secure code.

Business value

Business value

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Digitally Secure Code

  • Applying a digital certificate to software and applications verifies that it comes from a known source, guaranteeing authenticity & integrity.
  • Applications and software distributed over the internet, binds the identity of the publisher to the software.
  • Digitally signed applications display the name of the publisher on the install screen providing the end user with confirmation that they are downloading from a trusted source.
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Maximum Security & Compliance

  • Provides proof that the software has not been tampered with.
  • Secure key storage and processing inside the secure boundary of the HSM
  • Extensive key management with key authorization
  • Authenticates the identity of the developer- promotes end-to-end trust
  • Securing the signing process- use of HSMs to ensure that private keys can only be accessed by authorised users or systems
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Scalable and flexible

  • Multiple integrations with PKI applications, database encryption
  • PKI can be managed on-premise or cloud-based.
  • Secures key storage and processing inside the secure boundary of industry-grade HSM
  • Extensive key management with key authorization
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Remote Access

  • Extensive mechanisms for remote administration
  • Efficient key management and firmware updates via remote access Automation of remote diagnosis via SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol
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Software Simulator included

Included simulator allowing for evaluation and integration testing to benchmark the best possible solution for each specific case

Deployment options

Deployment options

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On Premise

  • Useful for centralized use cases without a requirement of scalability or remote accessibility and existing legacy infrastructure
  • Defined total cost of ownership
  • Complete control on hardware and software, including configuration and upgrades
  • Secured uptime in areas with insatiable internet connectivity
  • Preferred choice in industry-segments where regulation imposes restrictions
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In the Cloud

  • Strategic architectural fit & risk management for your high value assets
  • Provides flexibility, scalability and availability of HSM-as-a-service
  • Ideal for a multi-cloud strategy, supporting multi-cloud deployments & allows for migration flexibility
  • Allows you to seamlessly work with any Cloud Service Provider
  • Easy-to-use remote management and on-site key ceremony service option
  • Full control over data through  encryption key life-cycle and key administration
  • Secured data privacy through Bring-Your-Own-Key procedures

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