Rambus, Inc. today announced a partnership with Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd (Cybertrust), a leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions and a subsidiary of SoftBank Technology Corp.(JPX First Section: 4726), to deliver secure key provisioning and security services for connected devices spanning from enterprise multi-function printers to connected cars.
This collaboration combines the Rambus CryptoManager Infrastructure, a secure provisioning and key management system, and the Cybertrust PKI solution, to secure communication from device-to-cloud and for over-the-air (OTA) software updates. The joint solution brings two leading security providers together to deliver a turn-key platform that addresses the increasingly complex security challenges for connected devices.
“Connected device management including periodic OTA software and data updates are critical for manufacturers and service providers,” said Yasutoshi Magara, president, Cybertrust. “This joint solution optimizes highly secure, in-field device updates, safeguarding sensitive information and mitigating cyber-attacks.”
“We are excited to partner with Cybertrust, a leading security provider committed to securing critical systems,” said Martin Scott, senior vice president and general manager of the Rambus Security Division. “Our combined expertise brings an innovative secure solution that delivers a robust platform, shielding devices from attackers and securing these OTA updates.”
Rambus CryptoManager Infrastructure provides secure key provisioning and key management services for device lifecycle management. CryptoManager provides lifecycle cryptographic security management necessary to secure connected devices over public networks. Services include:
• Provisioning of keys during semiconductor and device manufacturing;
• Controlling critical test and debug traces;
• Enabling feature and device settings;
• Securing in-field key provisioning;
• Over-the air-updates of device software and firmware.
For additional information on the CryptoManager platform, visit rambus.com/cryptomanager.
About Cybertrust PKI Service
Cybertrust is a comprehensive PKI vendor that offers a wide range of products and services, including the issuance of certificate authorities and the outsourcing of certificate issuance services.
Additional PKI services and solutions include:
• UniCert of in-house certificate authority issuance service;
• Customer-branded certificate authority (Managed PKI);
• Cybertrust-branded user certificate issuing service (Personal ID);
• Terminal authentication certificate issuing service (Device ID).
We also offer consulting services to address a range of PKI requirements, including management operations, system linkages, as well as information security and risk management services for enterprises.
Additional information is available at cybertrust.ne.jp/pki/.
Cybertrust (cybertrust.ne.jp) is the largest certification organization in Japan and has been the first commercial e-certificate authority in Japan to provide electronic certification services including SSL / TLS certificates for over 20 years. Terminal compatible with multi OS and multi form factor Electronic authentication service “Device ID” is the No. 1 achievement in Japan. We will aim to realize a society where users can receive services safely and securely by providing electronic authentication services even in IoT devices whose usage forms and uses expand.
About Rambus Security
Rambus Security (rambus.com/security) is dedicated to providing a secure foundation for a connected world. Our innovative solutions span areas including tamper resistance, network security, mobile payment, smart ticketing and trusted transaction services. Rambus foundational technologies protect nearly nine billion licensed products annually, providing secure access to data and creating an economy of digital trust between our customers and their customer base.
Rambus (rambus.com) creates innovative hardware and software technologies, driving advancements from the data center to the mobile edge. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, software, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile payments, and smart ticketing. At Rambus, we are makers of better.