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Tim Hudson and four other members of the OpenSSL project have just completed a week visiting open source users and companies in China as guests of BaishanCloud

Elaine Zhu, Editor at Shanghai Tophant Information & Technology Co writes for Freebuf (one of the most popular online security publications in China).

The original in Chinese and an English version (via Google Translate) are available.
Cryptsoft is pleased to announce that Tony Cox, Cryptsoft's VP Partners, Strategy & Alliances has been awarded a 2017 Distinguished Contributor Award from OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) in a ceremony held in New York at the conclusion of the OASIS BorderlessCyber Conference.

Cryptsoft congratulates Tony as being formally recognized and selected to join this elite group of Distinguished Contributors.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Cryptsoft, a leader in data encryption and key management technologies, today announced that BDT Storage GmbH (BDT) has signed an enterprise license for Cryptsoft's Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) technology. BDT will now be able to meet the storage market's demand for increased security by providing standards based, market proven, and state-of-the-art data encryption capability throughout all of their product range.

"BDT is excited to be able to offer Cryptsoft's KMIP encryption technology throughout our full product range. As an OEM supplier into some of the world's largest storage vendors, BDT needed to ensure that the security demands of both the vendor and their end consumers are met.
We had previously leveraged Cryptsoft's extensive experience in building and customizing security solutions for two of our most successful core products. By signing this enterprise license our customers, and their customers, can now enjoy the seamless integration of our current and future products into any KMIP based enterprise key management environment."
said Bernd Krause, BDT's CEO.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Tim Hudson will be presenting on Inside the OpenSSL 1.1 FIPS Module Project and moderating a panel on TLS Panel Discussion and Tony Cox will be co-presenting with Prof. Dr. Tanja Lange on Preparing Today for Key Management in a Post-Quantum Computing World at the fifth anual International Cryptographic Module Conference in Washington DC, USA, Wednesday 17th May 2017 to Friday 19th May 2017.

For more information go to the Speaker Details (Tim Hudson) and Speaker Details (Tony Cox) and or the ICMC 2017 Conference Agenda
Cryptsoft today announced the availability of the results of the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee RSA 2017 Interop. With this latest round of interop testing results, end users again have a fair and objective view of the coverage of the interoperability testing that has been explicitly verified by all participants within the interop test team.

"Cryptsoft is committed to continuous interoperability testing and is pleased to see the progression of results and broad vendor participation each year for the RSA conference. It shows an objective measurement of the actual testing performed as a qualifier for participation in the RSA conference. " said Tim Hudson, CTO at Cryptsoft.

For more information go to the Results Summary.
Cryptsoft today announced the release of its Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) C Server Integration Module for Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) at the RSA Conference 2017. With this latest KMIP C Server Integration Module, Cryptsoft covers the full range of hardware security protection options for our customers' cryptographic keys, from traditional incumbent HSMs, to modern challengers' rich-featured HSMs, to fully leveraging native security capabilities found in the latest modern CPU chip sets.

"Cryptsoft is continuing to meet market demand by expanding our industry-leading range of KMIP Server software development kits (SDKs) to include support for the Intel® SGX technology making secure on-chip key management available on Intel® SGX capable CPUs,
Intel® SGX provides an exciting new range of additional security capabilities which we are bringing to our customers in Cryptsoft's industry-leading, open standards based, key management SDKs."
said Greg Scott, CEO at Cryptsoft.

"Cryptsoft provides a large range of protection options for the key store within our KMIP Server SDKs including both local and remote encryption with a range of hardware security modules (HSMs). This additional integration module for the Cryptsoft KMIP C Server SDK allows for support of on-chip hardware security protection using the Intel® SGX technology.
Intel SGX is now available on a much wider range of Intel® processors and is now a viable alternative for what was previously required a specialised hardware security device. Cryptsoft continually evaluates new technology to provide additional functionality for our OEM customers delivering on our commitment to open standards and interoperable, verifiable secure applications for the modern enterprise."
said Tim Hudson, CTO at Cryptsoft.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Engage Black, a Cryptographic Appliance manufacturer and Cryptsoft, the major OEM provider of Key Management Interoperability Protocol Technology (KMIP), announced today the successful integration of the Engage powerful yet intuitive BlackVault Hardware Security Module (HSM) with the Cryptsoft KMIP C Server SDK.

"The proven compatibility with the Cryptsoft KMIP Server SDK allows our customers to access the BlackVault with a standard KMIP interface, increasing the range of key management options available to our customers.
We are excited to announce the results of our collaboration with Cryptsoft, and to be working with one of the premier innovators in the KMIP space."
said Mark Doyle, CEO of Engage.

For more information go to the Press Release.
One of the largest showings of support for security standards in RSA Conference history is happening this week. The nonprofit OASIS open standards consortium has brought together 24 companies to demonstrate support for the STIX and TAXII cyber threat intelligence standards, Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) standard, and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard (PKCS) #11. The demos are being held in Booths 2121 and 2115 from 13-16 February.

"This year's RSA Conference enables us to demonstrate both the latest work of the Technical Committees and the depth of capabilities within products that implement these standards.
Demonstrating interoperability between these products live at the RSA Conference reinforces the reality of choice of vendor solutions for CIOs, CSOs and CTOs, enabling products from multiple vendors to be deployed as a single enterprise security solution that addresses both current and future requirements."
said Tony Cox of Cryptsoft, co-chair of the OASIS KMIP and PKCS#11 Technical Committees and KMIP and PKCS#11 Interop Lead.

"Reliable storage, availability and lifecycle management of security objects has become a focus for enterprises; interoperability between key management, security, and encryption systems is no longer 'nice-to-have' but essential. The OASIS KMIP and PKCS #11 standards provide mechanisms to address the fundamental interoperability requirement enabling migration from single point ad-hoc products to full enterprise security solutions. As a major OEM technology supplier, supplying OASIS conformant solutions ensures interoperability is a reality for our customers." said Tim Hudson, CTO at Cryptsoft.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Cryptsoft and Iskraemeco have combined their respective market-leading technologies into Iskraemeco's latest smart-metering systems. Leveraging the advanced features of Cryptsoft's Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) v1.4 implementation, Iskraemeco is meeting the market-driven demand for solutions that deliver greater flexibility, control and confidence in how utilities manage and protect consumer data.

"With one of the largest R&D departments in Europe, we have always focused on bringing advanced and innovative ideas into reality, providing utilities with next generation sustainable energy solutions. Combining complementary best-of-breed technologies like DLMS/COSEM and KMIP into our SEP2W head-end system delivers a powerful message to the smart-metering market of our commitment to excellence, innovation and security. By choosing to license Cryptsoft's market-leading KMIP v1.4 technology, Iskraemeco has ensured our customers will benefit from the full range of standards-based key management capabilities and seamless integration with existing specialist enterprise security solutions." said Matjaž Aljančič, R&D Director, Iskraemeco.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Cryptsoft, a leader in data encryption, today announced that Spectra Logic Corporation has selected Cryptsoft's Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) technology to deliver state-of-art data encryption capabilities across its TFinity® product line. Cryptsoft's technology will enable Spectra Logic to meet the security requirements of customers from high performance computing, finance, media, energy and other verticals. This represents a significant step forward in vendor choice now that LTO standard encrypting tape drives from both HPE and IBM are present in KMIP enabled enterprise tape library solutions from multiple vendors within the storage industry.

"Spectra Logic is excited to offer Cryptsoft's KMIP encryption technology into its enterprise library family, including TFinity ExaScale. Cryptsoft has deep experience building and customizing security solutions that offer customers additional options for protecting and managing data. By implementing KMIP across Spectra's enterprise-class tape library products, we meet the modern security expectations of high performance computing and deep storage customers using mid-range to exabyte scale storage. Customers will benefit from using the full set of standards-based key management capabilities provided by Cryptsoft's market-leading KMIP implementation to seamlessly integrate with existing security solutions." said Matt Starr, Spectra Logic's CTO.

For more information go to the Press Release.