Rambus has 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. The two companies will deliver secure key provisioning and security services for a range of connected devices, including multi-function printers and connected cars.
More specifically, the above-mentioned 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.
“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.”
Hisayoshi Azuma, general manager, Technology Division, Cybertrust, expressed similar sentiments.
“Connected device management including periodic OTA software and data updates are critical for manufacturers and service providers,” stated Azuma. “This joint solution optimizes highly secure, in-field device updates, safeguarding sensitive information and mitigating cyber-attacks.”
As we’ve previously discussed on Rambus Press, the CryptoManager Infrastructure provides secure key provisioning and key management services for device lifecycle management. CryptoManager also offers lifecycle cryptographic security management necessary to secure connected devices over public networks. Key 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 about Rambus’ CryptoManager platform, please visit rambus.com/cryptomanager.