Bangalore, India, and Aachen, Germany, June 16, 2020 – Utimaco, a leading provider of professional IT security solutions, and eMudhra, a global digital enabler and a premier provider of PKI and Cybersecurity solutions, will work together and jointly offer products in a wide range of specific areas including Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Authentication, Blockchain, Document Signing, Database Encryption, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Transaction Security and so on. With digitization being accelerated across industries since the beginning of the global coronavirus pandemic, these security applications are only gaining in importance as they are key elements of any security infrastructure to protect and secure data, identities and transactions.
Under the U-Trust program — a partner program that is designed to combine Utimaco’s solutions with those of innovative technology partners — both companies will jointly position their offerings to complement each other’s capabilities and meet digital transformation as well as cybersecurity needs of companies operating in Automotive, Banking & Financial Services, IT, Energy & Utilities, Government, Healthcare, Industrial IoT & Manufacturing, Retail, Telecommunication, and Transportation sectors.
To this end, Utimaco’s CryptoServer HSMs, and in particular the Security Server “Se Gen 2” and “CSe” series, will be offered as part of eMudhra’s PKI solution to enable secure digital signing of documents related to Income Tax, MCA (ROC), Tenders, Foreign Trade, Banking, Railways and more. Utimaco’s SecurityServer ensures the security of cryptographic key material for servers and applications. It supports the industry standard PKCS#11, Microsoft CSP/CNG/SQLEKM, and JCE interfaces.
“We are currently experiencing a shift to digitization at a pace which we have not experienced before. With that comes great responsibility to provide solutions in the market that are robust, flexible to customer needs, and provide state of the art security. Forming a strategic alliance with eMudhra enables Utimaco to provide exactly that”, says Haris Sethi, Global Strategy Manager Payments Security, Utimaco.
“This partnership unites the security and efficiency needed to succeed in the digital world of today. Customer needs have never been as high as they are today, while compliance requirements and cyber threats are forcing companies to be extra cautious. By working with Utimaco, we will be providing companies with the flexibility and security they need to meet customer needs and security requirements in equal measure” said Mr. Vijay Kumar, CTO, eMudhra.
Utimaco U-Trust is a program designed to combine Utimaco’s solutions with those of innovative technology partners. This will help joint customers to prepare for the cyber security challenges that will arise from an increasing threat situation in the future. Technology integration is an elementary component of the Utimaco partner program. The objective is to seamlessly link partners’ products to Utimaco solutions. Utimaco and its partners offer a wide range of security solutions to protect data and transactions for various industries, from banks and financial service providers to the automotive industry, public administrations and cloud providers.
Utimaco is an international provider of IT security solutions with headquarters in Aachen (Germany) and Campbell, CA (USA). Utimaco develops hardware security modules and key management solutions as well as compliance solutions for telecommunication providers in the field of regulation. Utimaco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in both of these market segments.
Over 300 employees have committed to the company´s goal to protect people, identities and data. Customers and partners value the reliability and long-term investment security of Utimaco’s high-security products and solutions. Utimaco stands for recognized product quality, user-friendly software, excellent support and products that effectively meet market requirements.
Find out more on www.utimaco.com.
eMudhra is focused on secure digital transformation, enabling organizations to progress and evolve without sacrificing the thing that matters most in the society, trust. eMudhra has an end-to-end stack around trust services and related applications ranging from trust certificates to core Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and encryption applications. Some of the areas of focus are around paperless transformation, identity management, AI-driven digital initiatives and building digital trust ecosystems at all levels.
eMudhra chairs the Asia PKI Consortium, is a board member of the Cloud Signature Consortium, a member of the CA Browser Forum, and domain coordinator for UN CEFACT Council around blockchain and digital transformation initiatives. Having been in business for over 12 years and having built a reach that spans more than 40 countries, eMudhra is deeply committed to bringing change and helping societies to not just go digital but to go digital in a secure way. Further information can be found at https://www.emudhra.com/