Futurex KMES Series 3

Venafi’s Trust Protection Platform integrates with Futurex's KMES Series 3 to offload certificate lifecycle management to a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSM, using strong cryptography to guard against key compromise, reduce fraud risk & thwart insider attacks.
Business Outcomes
  • Get a high degree of physical security, guarding against key compromise, fraud attempts, and insider attacks

  • Reduce management overhead by managing multiple certificate issuance policies from a single device

  • Get an advanced level of customization and granular control when administrators define policies for certificate attributes and issuance structure

Integration Features
  • Custom X.509 extension profiles allow administrators to define the type and usage of certificates being deployed

  • Ability to manage multiple certificate issuance policies from a single device

Solution Overview

The use of hardware security modules (HSM) is one of the strongest methods of protecting the certificate issuance process. Venafi’s Trust Protection Platform integrates with Futurex's KMES Series 3 to offload certificate lifecycle management to a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSM, using strong cryptography to guard against key compromise, reduce fraud risk, and thwart insider attacks. Additionally, the KMES Series 3 enables administrators to manage multiple certificate issuance policies from a single device and offers turnkey integration with Futurex’s Hardened Enterprise Security Platform, allowing it to form the cornerstone of an organization’s overall core cryptographic infrastructure.