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Data Base Security : Bull TrustWay Hardware Security Module Now Integrates with Oracle Advanced Security for Oracle Database 11g

The two companies are working together to offer customers robust technology for securing mission-critical information in ways that are virtually seamless with customers' operations

Paris, April  14, 2011 -

TrustWay, part of the Security Solution business line, specialist for information systems and communications security, announces that its hardware security module (HSM) TrustWay now integrates with Oracle Advanced Security solution for Oracle Database 11g.

Worldwide Oracle customers selecting TrustWay HSM will benefit from the latest security features including centralized encryption key management and storage in the encryption card of TrustWay box Common Criteria EAL4+ validated (encryption card using RSA 4096 bits or Elliptic Curve Cryptography 256 bits algorithms).

Using Oracle Advanced Security, data is transparently encrypted and decrypted within the Oracle Database without any change to existing applications.

"Organizations rely on Oracle Advanced Security for Oracle Database 11g to safeguard valuable information, help address regulatory requirements and mitigate risks," says Vipin Samar, Database Security Product Development vice-president, Oracle. "With widespread deployment of Transparent Data Encryption, centralized management of the database master encryption keys becomes essential."

"Integration with TrustWay HSM allows our security sensitive customers, government, critical infrastructure operators, and enterprises, to benefit from validated assurance encryption key management. It will provide organizations using Oracle Advanced Security with Oracle Database 11g to help meet today and tomorrow's data threats and compliance mandates," says Max Tu Ba, TrustWay Product Line Manager.

TrustWay-powered Oracle Database 11g solution is most commonly found in a number of repository management scenarios like

Common Criteria-compliant environments.

Governmental entities such as defence, interior, finance, health departments deploy encryption and key management as part of stringent internal security policies, and Common Criteria to EAL4+ level compliance is a requirement for these implementations. TrustWay HSM is validated to this level and helps protect PII, personally identifiable information, within public sector organizations.

Compliance mandates.

Secure key management and encryption are the most challenging parts of data protection and compliance. The use of an HSM as a trusted platform in which keys can be securely created, used, managed and stored helps comply with these mandates.

Oracle Transparent Data Encryption is now supported by the TrustWay HSM to provide centralized key management. As critical policy enforcement points, TrustWay HSM can be used to establish strong authentication rules for administrators and dual control mechanisms for establishing shared responsibilities.

Data Bases Security and Scalability.

TrustWay provides a virtually seamless solution to manage the creation, storage, rotation (re-keying) of master encryption keys used by Oracle Transparent Data Encryption. This integration solves the management issues of centrally storing master encryption keys securely.

Today's announcement is one of the many examples of Bull's long standing relationship with Oracle. Bull is a Platinum level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). The two companies have a long track record of common solutions to offer customers enabling technologies, and as of now for securing mission-critical information in ways that are virtually seamless with customers' operations.

 

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

 

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About Bull, an Atos company

 

Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.

Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of €1.3 billion.

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