HSM ( Hardware Security Module )


A hardware security module (HSM) is a physical device that provides extra security for sensitive data. This type of device is used to provision cryptographic keys for critical functions such as encryption, decryption and authentication for the use of applications, identities and databases.


General Purpose HSMs

General Purpose HSMs are available in a wide range of form factors and performance options, General Purpose HSMs safeguard the cryptographic keys used to secure transactions, applications, and sensitive data.


It can be distinguished by the following module :


Network HSM

PCI HSM

USB HSM

Payment HSMs


Transaction and Payment HSMs support the security needs of retail payment processing environments, internet payment applications, and web-based PIN delivery. Payment HSM specifically suffice the needs of payment processors, card issuers, acquirers, merchants, and e-payment solution providers who need to adhere to EMV security standards. Payment HSM offers comprehensive EMV support from transaction processing to card issuance capabilities