CHICAGO, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GÉANT is Europe's foremost collaborative association on e-infrastructure and services for Research and Education. The GÉANT organization and its magazine, CONNECT is dedicated to education, technology and innovation recently profiled the emerging Diamond Key Security (DKS) technology in the latest issue of the GÉANT Connect Magazine.
The article "GÉANT trials Diamond Key Security HSM Technology" was written by GÉANT"s Product Marketing and Management Officer, Karl Meyer, and appears in the magazine's featured section which offers "glimpse of the newest technologies that make up the security and cryptography industry." Meyer writes, "The Diamond-HSM™ from DKS is the first ever open-source Hardware Security Module, and it is based on open technology from the CrypTech Project. The goal of CrypTech is to create an open source design for a hardware cryptographic engine for HSMs and an associated reference implementation that allows anyone to deploy and audit a secure, low-cost cryptographic engine in their environments."
Meyer's article also references that GÉANT has recently acquired prototype Diamond-HSM devices from Diamond Key and is beginning the research into their usage and applicability within the research and education environment. This study aims to provide critical case studies and best practice information appropriate for practical and institutional use. View the digital version of GÉANT Connect Magazine here:
W. Stuart Jones, Managing Director for DKS, remarks, "We are pleased and honored to be featured in GÉANT CONNECT, and the commencing case study marks a significant partnership with the GÉANT organization. We have been truly fortunate to team up with other noted organizations; the CrypTech Project, which has created open-source technology has enlisted interest and support from such noted organizations as the Internet Society (ISOC), Google, Comcast, and other innovative companies. With substantial seed funding from the Internet Society, DKS has been founded to make open and assured security available globally by productizing and delivering solutions based on the CrypTech technology. We are truly fortunate to have garnered so much interest and support."
About Diamond Key Security
Diamond Key Security, headquartered in Palatine, Illinois, was formed in March 2017 as a not-for-profit corporation described under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Its educational, charitable, and scientific purposes include conducting scientific research in the development, enhancement, and deployment of transparent, auditable cryptographic technologies—helping to safeguard the internet for the public good. For more information, visit dkey.org/.
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