AWS CloudHSM is a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) that enables you to easily generate and use your own encryption keys on the AWS Cloud. With CloudHSM, you can manage your own encryption keys using FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated HSMs. CloudHSM offers you the flexibility to integrate with your applications using industry-standard APIs, such as PKCS#11, Java Cryptography Extensions (JCE), and Microsoft CryptoNG (CNG) libraries.
CloudHSM is standards-compliant and enables you to export all of your keys to most other commercially-available HSMs, subject to your configurations. It is a fully-managed service that automates time-consuming administrative tasks for you, such as hardware provisioning, software patching, high-availability, and backups. CloudHSM also enables you to scale quickly by adding and removing HSM capacity on-demand, with no up-front costs.
The Utimaco SecurityServer is a general purpose HSM that ensures the security of cryptographic key material for servers and applications. It includes integration software that supports the industry standard PKCS#11, Microsoft CSP/CNG/SQLEKM and JCE interfaces. It can therefore be used for the most common business applications, such as public key infrastructures (PKIs) or database encryption.
AWS CloudHSM is ranked 5th in General Purpose HSM while Utimaco SecurityServer is ranked 3rd in General Purpose HSM. AWS CloudHSM is rated 0.0, while Utimaco SecurityServer is rated 0.0. On the other hand, AWS CloudHSM is most compared with Thales SafeNet Luna HSM, nCipher nShield General Purpose HSM, Yubico YubiHSM and Azure Dedicated HSM, whereas Utimaco SecurityServer is most compared with Thales SafeNet Luna HSM, nCipher nShield General Purpose HSM, SafeNet Authentication Manager, Yubico YubiHSM and Atalla Hardware Security Module.
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