Excrypt Plus

Versatile and scalable HSM for payment and general-purpose security

Payment and general purpose

HSM for high-performance processing

The Excrypt Plus is a hardware security module (HSM) designed for both payment and general-purpose use. It supports every major encryption algorithm to protect data in transit and at rest. The Excrypt Plus comes with vendor-neutral APIs to ease integration with cyber security infrastructure and host applications.

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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
  • 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 up to 250 application partitions

Integrate the Excrypt Plus with host payment applications by using the Excrypt Universal Interface and vendor-neutral APIs

Why choose the Excrypt Plus?

Digital payment networks need scalable data security solutions. The Futurex Excrypt Plus adapts to throughput demand and supports all major payment types and algorithms. The Excrypt Plus offers future-proof transaction security with disaster recovery and full redundancy.



Excrypt Universal Interface allows for direct integration with most major payment application providers.

Application partitioning

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

HSM virtualization

Divide Excrypt Plus resources into multiple logical partitions, allowing the cryptographic module to function as several completely independent HSMs.

High availability and disaster recovery

Easily set up and manage Excrypt device clusters for HA and DR architecture by using Guardian Series 3 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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