globull obtains the French Confidential Level
Protecting State secrets and those of Critical Infrastructure Operators is much more than just a question of complying with known security standards; it is an on-going responsibility for governments and companies. Bull, with its objective of being a European leader in trusted digital infrastructures, has entered the world of classified information by providing an extremely high level of security data protection solution.
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globull's Confidential approval level delivered by the ANSSI (the French Network and Information Security Agency) ensures that users are protected against any attempt to compromise their data, following the loss or theft of their USB device.
Functionalities packed into a USB module
globull is a USB-format hard disk, featuring integral high security thanks to its embedded AES 256-standard cryptographic processor. It is also a general-purpose tool that enables users to increase the level of security on any third-party application, since it is able to take over responsibility for processing cryptographic operations via PKCS#11 standard interfaces for
globull benefits from all TrustWay's extensive expertise in cryptography, ranging from key management infrastructure solutions, such as the TrustWay HSM (Hardware Security Module) box, to IP network encryption solutions including the TrustWay VPN product family.
The scope of the Confidential approval level is the result of an innovative certification process developed in cooperation with the ANSSI:
Secure storage function
Secure boot function.
Likewise, the ANSSI has determined the usage profiles:
"Obtaining the Confidential approval level , is proof again of the high-security technology developed by Bull over more than 15 years to protect the sensitive information held by governmental and other public organizations," according to René Martin, Director of Bull's TrustWay Business Unit. "With globull, Bull has strengthened its position as a provider of sovereign products designed to effectively protect the secrets of the State, the defense industry and Critical Infrastructure Operators."
Make the most of 'defense-standard' security, now
globull is available immediately via Bull's direct sales force and at the Web site www.myglobull.fr subject to prior authorization granted by the ANSSI for each customer individually. All agencies, governmental and public organizations, and Critical Infrastructure Operators can purchase globull, whose unique security technology has, until now, been reserved for the most sensitive areas of government.
Bull is a leader in secure mission-critical digital systems. The Group is dedicated to developing and implementing solutions where computing power and security serve to optimize its customers' information systems, to support their business.
Bull operates in high added-value markets including computer simulation, Cloud computing and 'computing power plants', outsourcing and security.
Currently Bull employs around 9,000 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2011, Bull recorded revenues of 1.3 billion.
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