The Atalla Secure Configuration Assistant and Concepts of Hyper-Security

The Atalla Secure Configuration Assistant, also named the SCA-W, is a secure system dedicated to interfacing Atalla HSMs.

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Remote Management in the Age of Global Disruptions

As the world comes to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing becomes a focal point in flattening the curve, businesses around the globe are confronted with challenges associated with remote management. In this climate, working remotely has become the new norm and Utimaco’s Atalla Hardware Security Module’s (HSM) remote management capability ensures that organizations can continue to protect their most valuable assets from afar.

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Managing Millions of Keys with the Utimaco Enterprise Secure Key Management system (ESKM)

This article introduces the Utimaco Enterprise Secure Key Management system (ESKM). It explains how the ESKM server can comfortably interact with cryptographic and storage devices from various vendors.

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Atalla AT1000: Utimaco’s PCI PTS HSM v3 compliant HSM

Since the release of PCI PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Hardware Security Module (HSM) version 3.0 in June 2016, companies had started working on v3.0 compliant HSMs which is necessary for security and legal obligations. HSMs are meant to be certified by the PCI, ISO, NIST and ANSI etc. Utimaco has released the HSM Atalla AT1000 which is not only PCI PTS HSM Version 3.0 compliant but also FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated system.

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Understanding the Atalla Command Language

The name Atalla is intimately linked with HSMs. After all, Mohamed Atalla invented the very first hardware security module in 1972. Therefore, it is not surprising that Atalla has also created a way to communicate with HSMs in a very smart way. In this article, we will discuss the Atalla Command Language.

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Utimaco ESKM and the Data-Centric Security Problem

Data-centric security is a general concept of software and IT architecture where the data are at the center of the system and prevail over application and network. 

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Utimaco Atalla AT1000 and PIN Translation

Here we will explain the different environments that may exist around pin translation and answer such questions as:

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The Benefits of the Atalla Key Block

HSMs use key block structures as basic structures to achieve secure key management. This article introduces into the Atalla Key Block, explains its principle and details why protecting keys is so important.

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