Excrypt Plus

Versatile HSM for payments and general-purpose

From SMBs to Tier 1 enterprises

A powerful HSM for any industry

The Excrypt Plus is a hardware security module (HSM) for both payment and general-purpose use. It supports every major encryption algorithm and API to deliver excellent security and smooth integration with host applications, and complies with strict standards such as FIPS 140-2 Level 3 and PCI PTS HSM v3. The Excrypt Plus leads the industry in scalable functionality and endless utility.

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Transaction acquiring

  • CVV generation and validation
  • EMV validation
  • Mobile payment acceptance
  • PIN translation and verification
  • Payment key management
  • MAC generation and verification

Card and mobile issuing

  • EMV key generation and derivation
  • Online and mobile PIN management
  • Mobile token issuance (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and host card emulation tokens)
  • PIN and offset generation

Point-to-point encryption

  • Cardholder data decryption
  • Cardholder data translation
  • Symmetric encryption algorithms
  • Point-to-point encryption key management

Testing and development

Perform testing, development, and rapid prototyping within a secure code environment (SCE).

Scale Excrypt Plus deployment according to transaction processing speed, redundancy, and remote access

Support cryptographic processing for multiple applications at once with hundreds of application partitions

Integrate the Excrypt Plus with host payment applications with extensive support for all common APIs

Why choose the Excrypt Plus?

Like every Futurex solution, the Excrypt Plus is the first HSM designed with the user in mind. To that end, it supports all major APIs, payment types, and algorithms, as well as near-universal compliance with international standards. With highly scalable processing power and cryptographic functionality, as well as powerful virtualization capabilities, the Excrypt Plus is a transaction processing powerhouse for organizations of any size, in any industry.


Support for all common interfaces enables fast integration with payment applications.

Application partitioning

Multiple applications can simultaneously connect to and use Excrypt resources through key storage table segmentation.

HSM virtualization

Logically partition Excrypt Plus resources to gain the functionality of multiple independent virtual HSMs

High availability and disaster recovery

Combine the Excrypt Plus with Futurex's Guardian Series 3 to manage device clusters for HA and DR architecture with synchronous peering.
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Universal compatibility

The Excrypt Universal Interface is an API that communicates with host transaction processing applications for easy integration

Versatile cryptographic functionality

The Excrypt Plus performs cryptographic processing and key management for payment and general-purpose use cases

Easy scripting and automation

The Futurex Client Library (FXCL) and interface-based wrapper (FXCLI) enable easy scripting and automation of management and operational tasks

Disaster recovery and high availability

The Excrypt Plus integrates with the Futurex Guardian Series 3 to achieve automatic synchronization and data backup functionality

Strategic integration

Integrating the Excrypt Plus with other Futurex products amplifies speed, availability, and range of functionality to meet any cryptographic requirement


Futurex solutions comply with current and emerging regulatory requirements including PCI DSS, FIPS 140-2 Level 3, ANSI X9.24 part 1 and 2 – TR-39, and FCC part 15 – class B

Excrypt Plus specifications

Hardware features

  • Dual control-enabled, tamper-responsive
  • Smart card reader for M-of-N key fragmentation and dual-factor authentication
  • Dual, redundant gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Dual, redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Secure Cryptographic Device (SCD) with tamper responsive barrier to protect sensitive data

Operating conditions

  • Power: 100 – 240 VAC 50/60 Hz. 225 Watts
  • Operating temp: -40° to 140°F (-40° to 60°C)
  • Storage temp: -40° to 140°F (-40° to 60°C)
  • Operating humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Storage humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing

Dimensions and weight

  • Weight: 36 lbs (16.33 kg)
  • Width: 19 inches (48.26 cm)
  • Height: 1U – 1.72 inches (4.37 cm)
  • Depth: 19.4 inches (49.38 cm)

Powering the VirtuCrypt cloud

VirtuCrypt cloud HSM services are backed by the Excrypt Plus with hardened, FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated technology. Whether an organization requires complete infrastructure management or more functionality for current infrastructure, VirtuCrypt can meet any security requirement.

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Industry compliance standards

  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3
  • ASC X9.24 Part 1 and Part 2 – TR-39
  • RoHS
  • FCC Part 15 – Class B

Supported cryptographic functionality

  • EMV
  • DES
  • Triple-DES
  • Master/Session
  • AES
  • RSA
  • Tokenization
  • Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)
  • PKCS #11

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