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6 advantages that only Thales HSM Luna has!

There are many benefits to using an HSM (Hardware Security Module). They are designed to meet strict government and regulatory standards and generally have strong access controls and role-based privilege models, hardware specifically designed for fast cryptographic operations and resistance to physical breaches, and flexible API options for access.

HSM is the most secure way of storing cryptographic keys and managing their lifecycle, and this also applies to the cloud. The use of an HSM is now standard practice for any highly regulated company that employs cryptographic services and uses cryptographic keys in its business operations.

In practice, companies that don’t use HSM tools and resources today are likely to lose business from government, financial and healthcare clients who demand strong protection controls for all their transactions.

Does your company need an HSM to protect its information?

Basically, HSMs are dedicated hardware systems designed specifically to store and manage public and private keys, such as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates.

HSM allows customers to securely generate, store and manage cryptographic keys used for data encryption in a way that they are only accessible by the customer.

These systems are useful if your company needs, for example, to run digital rights management or a public key infrastructure. In addition, HSM solutions can be used to provide high levels of security for products that primarily need to ensure regulatory compliance.

Advantages that only Thales Luna HSMs has

Thales Hardware Security Modules provide the highest level of security by always storing cryptographic keys in hardware. Thales HSMs provide a secure cryptographic base, as the keys never leave a FIPS 140-2, Level 3 validated, intrusion-resistant and tamper-proof device.

As all cryptographic operations take place in the HSM, strong access controls prevent unauthorized users from accessing sensitive cryptographic material.

Thales also implements operations that make deploying secure HSMs as easy as possible, and HSM equipment is integrated with the Thales Crypto Command Center for quick and easy partitioning, reporting and monitoring of cryptographic resources.

All Thales HSMs follow stringent design requirements and must pass rigorous product verification tests, followed by real-world application tests to verify the safety and integrity of each device.

The main advantages of Thales HSM Luna are the following:

1. The keys always remain in the hardware

Protect your most sensitive cryptographic keys in our FIPS 140-2 Level 3 HSMs.

Storing your keys in our high-security vault ensures that they are protected against tampering, unlike alternative solutions on the market.

With the key-in-hardware approach, apps communicate through a client with keys stored in the HSM and the keys never leave the device.

2. High performance

Benefit from best-in-class performance across a range of algorithms, including ECC, RSA and AES-GCM, to satisfy the most demanding applications and meet service level agreements.

Thales Luna HSM sends email alerts about events affecting the service and support quickly to the application owner.


3. Next generation features

With an unrivaled combination of features, including central key and policy management, robust encryption support, streamlined onboarding, flexible backup options, remote management and more.

Thales Luna HSM hardware security modules enable organizations to protect against evolving threats and take advantage of emerging opportunities presented in technological advances.

4. Runs in the cloud

Thales Luna HSM supports many deployment scenarios, from on-premises data centers to private, hybrid, public and multi-cloud environments, providing a tremendous amount of flexibility as it allows customers to move keys in and out of cloud environments.

5. Broad integration ecosystem

HSMs feature one of the broadest ecosystems available on the market and integrate with more than 400 of the most widely used enterprise applications for PKI, blockchain, big data, IoT, code signing, SSL / TLS, post-quantum, web servers, application servers, databases and much more. In addition, we offer extensive API support including PKCS #11, Java, OpenSSL, Microsoft, Ruby, Python and Go.

6. Emerging technologies

Protect against evolving threats and capitalize on emerging technologies including Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Quantum and more.

Learn more about Thales HSM

The encryption keys are literally the key to accessing the organization’s data. They protect an organization’s most sensitive information, so the system that generates and stores it must be protected at all costs.

Thales Luna HSM not only provides the best physical security, it is usually located at the heart of a company’s secure data center, but it also ensures that stored keys are never breached.

Unless you have an environment where a physical data center is not available, adopt an HSM appliance to secure the organization’s encryption keys and leave virtualized services for the rest of your infrastructure, and take comfort in knowing your encrypted connections and data are always secure.

About Eval

EVAL has been developing projects in the financial, health, education, and industry segments for over 18 years. Since 2004, we have offered solutions for Authentication, Electronic and Digital Signature, and Data Protection. Currently, we are present in the main Brazilian banks, health institutions, schools and universities, and different industries.

With value recognized by the market, EVAL’s solutions and services meet the highest regulatory standards of public and private organizations, such as SBIS, ITI, PCI DSS, and LGPD. In practice, we promote information security and compliance, increase companies’ operational efficiency, and reduce costs.

Innovate now, lead always: get to know Eval’s solutions and services and take your company to the next level.

Eval, safety is value.

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