TechValidate Research on nCipher

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438 Customers Surveyed

2,699 Data Points Collected

45 Published TechFacts

30 Published Charts

3 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


nCipher Case Study

X Technologies experience ease of use and great reliability with nCipher

Introduction

This case study of X Technologies Inc. is based on an April 2020 survey of nCipher customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“[Would recommend nCipher] given the ease of using use compared to others and the overall reliability.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select nCipher:

  • Top business-related reasons for their purchase of nCipher nShield Hardware Security Modules (HSMs):
    • Government requirement. Currently using them and continue using them.
  • Attributes that drove them to choose nCipher nShield HSMs over competing HSMs:
    • Because it is easier than other HSMs to integrate and use
  • Most influential aspects in their buying decision:
    • Insight delivered by nCipher team during initial contact

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of nCipher that the surveyed company uses:

  • Vendors of the security applications they use nCipher nShield HSMs with:
    • Microsoft
    • F5 Networks
    • Red Hat
  • Trends (functionality, deployment scenarios, standards) they see HSMs helping to address:
    • Keeping with Government requirements.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with nCipher:

  • For each application that they use nCipher nShield HSMs with, how much the use of nShield HSMs increased their security posture vs. using software-based cryptography:
    • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI): 100% or more
    • Privileged access management: 75-99%
    • Encryption key management: 75-99%
    • IoT/Device credentialing: 75-99%
    • Application or database encryption: 75-99%
  • Key benefits realized since deploying nCipher nShield HSMs:
    • More simplified key backup and recovery

nShield Professional Services Customer Statistic

92% of surveyed organizations said that the Entrust Professional Services Engineer(s) understood their project requirements very well.

92%

nCipher Customer Research

nShield HSMs help Banking, Financial Services and Insurance companies address new industry standards and regulations

Q. What industry developments do nShield HSMs help you address?

New security standards
74%
New industry regulations
63%
Cloud computing
30%
Containerization
26%
Highly virtualized environments
15%
Significant performance improvements
7%

nShield Professional Services Customer Research

Thinking about your most recent engagement with the Entrust nShield Professional Services team, which of the following services did the project include?

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
50%
Installation
58%
Custom development services
27%
Training
50%
Other
19%

nShield Professional Services Customer Statistic

96% of surveyed customers confirmed that their Entrust Professional Services engagement met or exceeded their expectations

96%

nCipher Case Study

Psc World Sa De Cv

Introduction

This case study of PSC World SA de CV is based on an April 2020 survey of nCipher customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Excellent product, sales, and technical support.”

“They understand what we need, and give real solutions.”

Challenges

Top business-related reasons for their purchase of nCipher nShield Hardware Security Modules (HSMs):

  • For regulatory compliance
  • To strengthen the security posture of a software product that performs encryption or digital signing
  • To reduce the risk of a data breach

Attributes that drove them to choose nCipher nShield HSMs over competing HSMs:

  • The superior support and services offerings and capabilities

Most influential aspects in their buying decision:

  • Completeness of offering (support, consultancy, training, product)
  • NCipher security expertise

Use Case

Vendors of the security applications they use nCipher nShield HSMs with:

  • Microsoft
  • Own

Trends (functionality, deployment scenarios, standards) they see HSMs helping to address:

  • New security standards
  • Significant performance improvements

Results

For each application that they use nCipher nShield HSMs with, how much the use of nShield HSMs increased their security posture vs. using software-based cryptography:

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI): 100% or more
  • Encryption key management: 100% or more
  • Digital signing: 100% or more
  • Time stamping: 100% or more

Key benefits realized since deploying nCipher nShield HSMs:

  • Greater scalability and resilience
  • Greater control and flexibility to specify custom key control policies
  • Easier to demonstrate regulatory compliance


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About nCipher

nCipher Security, a leader in the general purpose hardware security module market, is now an Entrust Datacard company, delivering trust, integrity and control to business critical information and applications.

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