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The Cryptsoft KMIP C Server SDK version 1.8.0 has passed the independent SNIA SSIF KMIP conformance testing program across a large range of profiles.

For more information go to the SNIA SSIF KMIP Conformance Testing Results
Cryptsoft, the major OEM provider of KMIP technology to the enterprise key management security market, today announced a technology licensing agreement with Venafi for KMIP conformant enterprise key management capability.

"Cryptsoft's KMIP technology will help Venafi customers secure and protect cryptographic keys and digital certificates using open interoperability standards," said Kevin Bocek, VP Security Strategy and Threat Intelligence at Venafi.

For more information go to the Press Release
Cryptsoft, a respected supplier of encryption and key management technology, today announced additional deployments of its Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) toolkit within HP. This announcement comes as both companies enter the KMIP Conformance Program being offered by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), and administered by the Storage Security Industry Forum (SSIF). The program is designed to provide both the storage and security markets with assurance that implementations conform to the KMIP specification and are interoperable.

For more information go to the Press Release
The OASIS KMIP Technical committeee has published 11 #KMIP Committee Specification Drafts and 2 KMIP Committee Note Drafts for a 15-day second Public Review. For more information refer to the public review announcement or the KMIP TC
The list of KMIP implementations known to the OASIS KMIP technical committee has been updated.

See here for the current list.
Video of Tim Hudson from Cryptsoft interviewed at the RSA 2014 OASIS Interoperability Demonstration.

To view the video follow this YouTube link
Cryptsoft today announced its latest round of certification in the RSA® Ready program, demonstrating an improved set of interoperability features between the latest Cryptsoft KMIP C Client SDK and the latest version of RSA® Data Protection Manager software (DPM) from RSA, The Security Division of EMC. The RSA Ready certification signifies that both companies have tested and certified interoperable products with DPM across multiple deployment scenarios.

For more information go to the Press Release
The Storage Security Industry Forum (SSIF), a special interest community within the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), today announced the official launch of the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Test Program. The KMIP Test Program and its test suites and protocols provide for conformance testing based on KMIP usage profiles and interoperable, secure solutions. The KMIP Specification is defined by OASIS (The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards) and test profiles are established by its KMIP Technical Committee.

Note: the SSIF program uses the Cryptsoft KMIP interoperability test suite.

For more information go to the Press Release
Customer demand for encryption systems that support proven standards has never been higher. In appreciation of that, RSA Conference 2014 is showcasing interoperability demos for two of the most widely-adopted security standards from OASIS. The Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard (PKCS) #11 are being featured in two separate demonstrations involving eleven companies. These organizations are delivering proven solutions that protect data, both in storage systems and in the cloud, across diverse infrastructures.

Note: Cryptsoft is participating in both the KMIP and PKCS#11 interoperability demonstrations.

For more information go to the Press Release
Utilising Cryptsoft's KMIP SDK products Panzura Inc. has enhanced their existing encryption capability with integration of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP). For more information go to the Press Release
OASIS KMIP & PKCS11 Interoperability Showcase
24-27 Feb 2014
San Francisco, California United States

Cryptsoft as part of a ten OASIS member companies group will demonstrate products that support the OASIS KMIP and PKCS11 standards. The companies involved include: Cryptosense, Cryptsoft, HP, IBM, Oracle, P6R Inc., SafeNet, Thales e-Security, Townsend Security, and Vormetric.
10 Oct 2013 Re-chartered OASIS KMIP TC
The OASIS KMIP technical committee has successfully re-chartered to expand the scope of key management related items which can be covered by the technical committee. See the KMIP TC Public Page for more details.
10 Sep 2013 Storage Developers Conference
Tim Hudson will be speaking at SDC 2013 on 19-Sep-2013 on Multi-vendor Key Management - Does it Actually Work? For the abstract see Speaker Details
16 Aug 2013 KMIP 1.2 Interop Results
Cryptsoft (and other vendors) interoperabilty testing results for KMIP 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2 have been published to the OASIS KMIP TC and a summary is available at Jul2013-Interop_Results_Final.pdf
27 Jun 2013 ISO9001:2008 annual audit
Cryptsoft Quality Management System has passed audit assessment under ISO 9001:2008. A copy of the updated certificate for 2013 is available.
Cryptsoft Pty Ltd and ID Quantique SA, announce completion of a technology integration of a quantum entropy source within a standards compliant KMIP server, to deliver class leading key generation and management capability. For more information go to the Press Release
More than 25 organizations are partnering at the OASIS open standards consortium to adapt the Public-Key Cryptography Standard, PKCS #11, for mobile and cloud applications. One of the most widely implemented cryptography standards in the world, PKCS #11 specifies a platform-independent application programming interface (API) for cryptographic tokens which store and control authentication information including personal identity, cryptographic keys, certificates, digital signatures, and biometric data. For more information go to the PKCS11 Press Release
Fourteen companies will demonstrate products that support the OASIS Access Control & Key Management Standards. Axiomatics, Boeing, Dell, Forgerock, NextLabs, Oracle, and ViewDS show how XACML 3.0 is used for representing authorization and entitlement policies. Cryptsoft, HP, IBM, QuintessenceLabs, Thales e-Security, Townsend Security, and Vormetric will demonstrate end-to-end encryption using KMIP. For more information go to the OASIS Interop Website
OASIS has approved and published the Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.1 OASIS Standard 24 January 2013 For more information go to the KMIP TC
The OASIS call for participation in a new OASIS PKCS#11 technical committee has gone out. To join (if you are an OASIS memeber) go to the PKCS11 TC