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vSEC:ID Server Key - Overview

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vSEC:ID Server Key
Using vSEC:ID Server Key server applications can quickly and cost effectively be upgraded to use hardware protected keys instead of file based keys. vSEC:ID Server Key provides similar level of security as an HSM (Hardware Security Module) at a cost more comparable to file based keys.

A typical use case for the vSEC:ID Server Key is a Certificate Authority. A certificate authority has very high security requirements for its root key. vSEC:ID Server Key enables the CA to use normal smart cards to secure the keys.

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vSEC:ID Server Key - Overview

  1. 1. Overview<br />vSEC:ID® Server Key<br />
  2. 2. Versatile Security<br />IT security software<br />Specialized in smart cards<br />Founded 2007<br />Offices in Sweden, UK and Germany<br />More information on the web:<br />versatilesecurity.com (chat directly with us!)<br />www.gemalto.com/products/versatile/<br />twitter.com/versasec<br />slideshare.com/versasec<br />facebook.com/versasec<br />www.linkedin.com/company/versatile-security<br />www.youtube.com/versatilesecurity <br />2<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  3. 3. Problem<br />HW security for user credentials is standard in most security aware organizations.<br />But how about the server-side credentials?<br />3<br />CA<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  4. 4. Solution…<br />4<br />CA<br />If client credentials are using HW protection, then so should server credentials -> HSM.<br /><ul><li>But, we don’t really need to do hundreds of transactions per second and we don’t want to pay $30,000…</li></ul>versatilesecurity.com<br />
  5. 5. Solution!<br />A smart card has the right level of security, and performance is good enough! Can’t I use a smart card? –Yes!<br />5<br />CA<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  6. 6. Architecture<br />6<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  7. 7. Components<br />The product is a windows service and an administration console.<br />7<br />vSEC:ID Server Key <br />Service<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  8. 8. Features<br />Microsoft Crypto API interface<br />Policy configuration<br />PIN handling (change, unblock)<br />Trace and audit logging<br />Support for Windows event system <br />Key management<br />Multiple simultaneous tokens / cards<br />Optional key backup<br />Supports all minidriver enabled smart cards<br />Uses minidriver v6 & v7 -> Win2008, Win7<br />8<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />
  9. 9. Where To Get It<br />Available from: <br />www.versatilesecurity.com<br />download.cnet.com<br />www.brothersoft.com<br />www.softpedia.com<br />30 days evaluation license<br />9<br />versatilesecurity.com<br />

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