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How to Secure and Simplify the Code Signing Process

How to Secure and Simplify the Code Signing Process

by Futurex on March 23rd, 2021

Threats to software — especially during the development and distribution phase — are increasing, making the case for code signing to ensure that the code is trusted and hasn’t been tampered with. Organizations can turn to our KMES Series 3 key management servers, to secure and store Extended Validation (EV) code signing certificates, generate keys, and automate the entire certificate lifecycle management process. Automatic digital certificate management helps implement security throughout the software supply chain, ensuring code authenticity without slowing anything down.

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Guest Blog Post: Cloud-Based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Architecture

Guest Blog Post: Cloud-Based Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Architecture

by encryption-consulting on March 8th, 2021

Blog post by Parnashree Saha, data protection senior consultant, Encryption Consulting

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is mostly about managing secure digital identities that enable ways to protect data and know the subject’s (a subject could be anything such as a computer, a person, a router or a service) identity when sharing information over untrusted networks. PKI is essential to most businesses and their applications today.

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How Are Financial Services Innovating?

How Are Financial Services Innovating?

by Futurex on March 2nd, 2021

As financial services providers explore new ways to innovate their offerings to consumers, integrate with more payment applications, and streamline their crypto key management processes, they are turning to next-generation cryptography and the cloud. This is driven in part by the migration of payment hardware security modules (HSMs) to the cloud, offering the scalability and cost benefits of the cloud for payments along with the ability to streamline processes, such as key management.

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Freeing from the On-Premises “Ball and Chain”

Freeing from the On-Premises “Ball and Chain”

by Futurex on March 1st, 2021

Financial services organizations have faced hurdles moving their payment application workloads to the cloud, in part because on-premises hardware security modules (HSMs) have felt like a “ball and chain.” Since the use of physical payment HSMs is mandated by payment and security regulations, financial services providers and retailers have long viewed on-premises HSMs as the only way to ensure compliance. It's tough to make the move to the cloud when the critical portion of infrastructure is on-premises.

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