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Cryptsoft continues to extend its role as the premier supplier of Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) technologies to the global market by adding AppViewX Inc., a leading provider of certificate management and network automation solutions, to their long list of valued customers.

AppViewX has recognized and responded to wide-spread customer demand for full lifecycle management of symmetric data encryption keys, by adding Cryptsoft's KMIP (Key Management Interoperability Protocol) Server to their platform. Having an extensive customer list of internationally recognised companies, AppViewX understood that market-proven, open standards-based solutions, such as the OASIS KMIP standard, was the lowest-risk technical path to meeting their customers' requirements. After evaluating all options for acquiring KMIP technology, including OEM supply, open-source, and internal development, Cryptsoft's technology was selected as the most direct and expedient path to commercial success.

"With our customers, and the market in general, demanding ever more from their security vendors, adding key management server (KMS) capability to our platform by licensing Cryptsoft's proven KMIP server was an uncomplicated choice given their market knowledge, extensive experience, and impressive customer roster. The detailed technical support we received from Cryptsoft helped our engineers to quickly and effectively integrate Cryptsoft's technology into our platform and comply to the KMIP standard." said Muralidharan Palanisamy, Chief Solutions Officer at AppViewX.

For more information go to the Press Release.
Working Draft 3 of the KMIP Specification version 3.0 has been uploaded.

Five more of the face to face proposals merged into the working draft of the in-development KMIP v3.0 specification.

"Working Draft 3 represents excellent progress on development of the agreed materials from our February Face-to-Face meeting. I'm pleased with the TC progress towards the latest version of the KMIP specification," said Tony Cox of Cryptsoft, co-chair of the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee and co-editor of the KMIP specification.

For more information go to the Working Draft.
Cryptsoft published a Statement of Use, which is required as part of the OASIS standards development process in order for a committee specification to qualify to move forward as an OASIS standard.

"Cryptsoft continues to demonstrate our commitment to open public standards for key management, implementing and supporting the latest developments from the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee. said Tim Hudson, CTO of Cryptsoft

For more information go to the Statement of Use.
Cryptsoft, Fortanix, IBM, PrimeKey, Quintessence Labs and Utimaco Collaborate in Support of KMIP 2.0 and 2.1 at Major Security Event.

Members of the OASIS international consortium are collaborating to provide live multi-vendor interoperability demonstrations featuring one of the industry’s most widely-adopted security standards, the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP).

"The OASIS KMIP Technical Committee is continuing to develop and release well tested versions of the standard to cater for new and changing requirements and this year’s demonstration event again showcases that effort,” said Tony Cox of Cryptsoft, co-chair of the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee and Lead for the KMIP Interop event.

For more information go to the Press Release.
On behalf of the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee, Tony Cox published the agreed results of the prerequisite testing event for members participating in the RSA 2020 OASIS KMIP TC booth.

The summary graphs provide a detailed view of the capabilities offered and tested by each of the OASIS KMIP TC members involved in the interop testing.

"This has been our most successful test event to date for the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee. This event is a critial part of the development of the specification,” said Tony Cox of Cryptsoft, co-chair of the OASIS KMIP Technical Committee and Lead for the KMIP Interop event.

For more information go to the Test Report.