Swissbit Releases AWS IoT Greengrass Hardware Security Module

By Chad Cox

Production Editor

Embedded Computing Design

October 19, 2022


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Westford, MA. Swissbit released its iShield HSM (hardware security module), a plug-and-play metal-housed USB-A module for securely storing cryptographic keys for IoT ecosystems. It supports OpenSC open-source software stack, and PKCS#11 and PKCS#15 cryptographic standards.

iShield HSM is fully qualified for Hardware Security Integration (HSI) within AWS IoT Greengrass (open-source edge runtime and cloud service) for simpler retrofitting of existing AWS IoT Greengrass gateways and controllers embedded with a security module.

iShield HSM delivers hardware security using an embedded secure element with an evaluation assurance level of CC EAL6+ making the iShield HSM less likely of being compromised.

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Chad Cox. Production Editor, Embedded Computing Design, has responsibilities that include handling the news cycle, newsletters, social media, and advertising. Chad graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Cultural and Analytical Literature.

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