SafeNet Virtual KeySecure k170v v.1.2 GA Announcement

Gemalto is pleased to announce the official release of SafeNet Virtual KeySecure k170v version 1.2, which is built on prevailing cloud-based technologies — a key differentiator between the current k150v and k450v models and the next generation k170v model.

What’s New in this Release?

  • Support for Google Compute and Microsoft HyperV environments
  • KMIP support (allowing customers to store keys from storage appliances and applications to be stored on the Safenet Virtual KeySecure appliance)
  • Improved HSM Support:
    • SafeNet Luna 7 Support
    • HA Support for HSM Master Key
    • Configure HSM connectivity post install

Administrative improvements including:

  • IPv6 Support
  • Functionality to restart and reset the SafeNet KeySecure k170v via the API
  • Password Management (allowing admins to specify password size, composition and re-usability)
  • Authenticated NTP to ensure synchronization of appliances across your organization
  • Simplified administrator bootstrapping makes it easy to initialize a k170v via the REST API

For a full list of other administrative improvements in this release, please see the customer release notes, available on the Gemalto Customer Support Portal: KB0017217 Virtual KeySecure k170v 1.2.0 Customer Release Notes.

SafeNet KeySecure k170vk170v | Product Highlights

  • Built on cloud-based technologies (REST, JWT, Containers, Microservices)
  • Improved cloud support (AWS, VMware, Microsoft Azure, and OpenStack natively supported. Beta versions of Google Compute and HyperV now available)
  • Improved  management console UI
  • REST API / CLI Playground for developers
  • Support for Cloud-init to script unattended installation of appliance
  • HSM integration (SafeNet Luna HSM 5, 6, 7)
  • New licensing engine for customers
  • Support for the SafeNet Data Protection portfolio including: SafeNet ProtectApp (JCE), SafeNet ProtectV, SafeNet ProtectDB (Oracle) and SafeNet Tokenization

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