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What Are the Threats of Quantum Computing?

In the previous blogs we have briefly touched upon how resistant symmetric and asymmetric cryptography are against quantum attacks. Here we discuss the topic in more depth.

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Utimaco Atalla AT1000 Payment HSM

Utimaco successfully completed its acquisition of the Atalla payment Hardware Security Module (HSM) and Enterprise Secure Key Manager (ESKM) product lines from Micro Focus in November 2018. This strategic acquisition has positioned Utimaco as the second-largest hardware security module (HSM) manufacturer in the world and has createed the most comprehensive HSM offering on the market.

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What is Asymmetric Cryptography and How Does It Work?

We can roughly divide encryption algorithms into symmetric and asymmetric ones. Symmetric ones have a longer history. It can be said that they have over 2000 years of history and development. The concept of asymmetric or public-key cryptography, on the other hand, was developed in 1970s and first publicly published in 1977 by Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman, researchers at Stanford University.

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What is Symmetric Cryptography and How Does It Work?

When talking about symmetric cryptography we have in mind cryptographic algorithms enabling communication between a sender and a receiver. Both of them use the same cryptographic key for encryption and decryption.

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How Does Strong Customer Authentication Help Banks Fight Against Fraud?

Today, consumers rely on mobile and online transactions to manage their bank accounts, sign up for mortgages and pay bills. This convenience has a dark side: fraud and phishing are on the rise. But things are about to change, driven by regulatory compliance.

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Why HSM is vital to the Blockchain Technologies

We are witnessing the rapid rise of blockchain technologies in many sectors: banks, transportation, automotive, public sector, etc. Blockchain appears often as the universal panacea and the remedy to many problems.

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How to govern cybersecurity risk at the board level

Rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats are now commanding the attention of senior business leaders and boards of directors and are no longer only the concern of IT security professionals.

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What is FIPS 140

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are a collection of security standards publicly published by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The FIPS 140 regulation specifies requirements for cryptographic modules and covers both software and hardware components.

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How to Deliver High-Trust Electronic Signing Solutions in Banking

International banks are rapidly evolving to cater to the digital world. With pen and paper signatures nearly obsolete, banks are investing in electronic signatures as a more secure, trustworthy replacement. 

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Cyber Attackers Turn to Business Disruption as Primary Attack Objective

Over the course of 2019, 36% of the incidents that CrowdStrike investigated were most often caused by ransomware, destructive malware or denial of service attacks, revealing that business disruption was often the main attack objective of cybercriminals.

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Webinar Session on Utimaco Atalla Payment HSM

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Want to find out who was Mr. Mohamed M. Atalla and what is an "Atalla Box", once and for all? Join us at a technical webinar hosted by Utimaco on payment hardware security modules (Payment HSMs) on Thursday, 21 May 2020 at 10:00 am CEST.
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Webinar Session on Utimaco GP HSM

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Ever wanted to dive into the world of hardware security modules (HSMs)? Now you can. Join us at a technical webinar hosted by Utimaco on Thursday, 14 May 2020 at 10:00 CEST. Read more ...

Online Technical Training for Utimaco HSM

shutterstock 298735595CREAplus, authorized Utimaco training partner, is going to deliver an online hands-on technical training for Utimaco HSM on 4-5 June 2020.

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