Sophos and Utimaco, a global leader in hardware based data
security solutions, has extended its hardware security module (HSM)
portfolio with the new SafeGuard CryptoServer Se-Series.
The SafeGuard CryptoServer Se-Series comprises of several HSM
that are optimized for common security requirements in commercial
environments. They fulfill all requirements in accordance with the
leading certification standard worldwide, FIPS 140-2 level 3.
The high-speed model SafeGuard CryptoServer Se1000 marks the new
top line in cryptographic performance with more than 10,000 RSA
transactions per second. The SafeGuard CryptoServer Se-Series
furthermore features two models Se10 and Se50 which have been
designed to fit low to medium performance requirements of business
applications, e.g. a corporate Certificate Authorities (CA).
All models of the SafeGuard CryptoServer Se-Series are available
as PCI Express expansion card and network attached HSM. They
support all major cryptographic interfaces which include Microsoft
CryptoAPI and Cryptography Next Generation (CNG); PKCS#11, JCE and
In addition, Sophos offers a powerful software development kit
enabling integrators to write their custom firmware extensions for
execution inside the secure boundary of any model of the SafeGuard
CryptoServer Se-Series. This unique combination of performance and
customization makes SafeGuard CryptoServer Se the ideal HSM for
integrations in many infrastructure applications.
The SafeGuard CryptoServer Se-Series is available now. It will
be presented at CARTES 2009 in Paris. For more information please
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.