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Integral for integrated issuance

The nShield Hardware Security Module (HSMi) is FIPS 140-2 Level 3-certified hardware that delivers cryptographic services for Entrust’s secure issuance software. This tamper-resistant HSMi performs vital functions for financial and identification issuance, including EMV data preparation, key generation, and data protection.

Beyond Security

nShield HSMi Benefits

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Seamless Integration

Our Security World architecture integrates our HSMi with issuance software, ensuring seamless failover and maximum availability.

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High Transaction Rates

Its support for high transaction rates makes it ideal for instant issuance and central issuance.

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Remote Administration

The Remote Administration kit facilitates remote smart card presentation for firmware updates and more.

Tech Specs

Supported Cryptographic Algorithms

Asymmetric algorithms: RSA, Diffie-Hellman, ECMQV, DSA, El-Gamal, KCDSA, ECDSA (including NIST, Brainpool & secp256k1 curves), ECDH, Edwards (Ed25519, Ed25519ph)

Symmetric algorithms: AES, Arcfour, ARIA, Camellia, CAST, DES, MD5 HMAC, RIPEMD160 HMAC, SEED, SHA-1 HMAC, SHA-224, HMAC, SHA-256 HMAC, SHA384 HMAC, SHA-512 HMAC, Tiger HMAC, Triple DES

Hash/message digest: MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2 (224, 256, 384, 512 bit), HAS-160, RIPEMD160

Supported Issuer EMV Certificates

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Elo
  • Interac
  • Japan Credit Bureau (JCB)
  • Jetco
  • MasterCard
  • NSICCS Indonesia
  • Visa
  • VCCS Vietnam

Security Compliance

  • FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and Level 3 certified

Host Connectivity

  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports (two network segments)

Safety and Environmental Standards Compliance

  • UL, CE, FCC, C-TICK, Canada ICES RoHS2, WEEE

High Availability

  • Field-serviceable fan tray components
  • Dual hot-swap power supply
  • HSM load balancing / Failover with Adaptive Issuance Key Manager

Management and Monitoring

  • nShield Remote Administration — includes nShield Trusted Verification
  • Device and remote administration smart cards

Physical Characteristics

  • Standard 1U 19in. rack mount dimensions: 43.4 x 430 x 705mm (1.7 x 16.9 x 27.8in)
  • Weight: 11.5kg (25.4lb)
  • Input voltage: 100-240V AC auto switching 50-60Hz
  • Power consumption: up to 2.0A at 110V AC, 60Hz | 1.0A at 220V AC, 50Hz
  • Heat dissipation: 327.6 to 362.0 BTU/hr. (full load)

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