REALSEC's New HSM (Hardware Security Module) Cryptosec Dekaton PCIe Executes up to 50,000 RSA Transactions per Second

Press Release Summary:

  • Cryptographic device hardware, with PCI Express format provides flexibility and scalability, high-speed performance and compact footprint
  • FIPS 140-2 Level 3 and PCI PTS HSM v2.0 certified devices used for strong security including safe generation of signatures and storage and safeguarding of cryptographic keys and certificates

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REALSEC Includes Silex Insight High Performance Crypto IP for all their HSM Solutions

REALSEC’s HSM Solutions are certified by NIST (FIPS 140-2 Level 3) and PCI Security Standards Council (PCI PTS HSM v2.0).

Silex Insight, leading provider of security IP cores, has entered into an agreement with REALSEC, a premier HSM technology vendor with international presence. Silex Insight provides REALSEC with its crypto solutions, which has the highest quality standards and certifications in the industry (FIPS 140-2 Level 3 and PCI PTS HSM v2.0). Realsec selected the IP because of its state-of-the-art capabilities and features, unrivaled size/performance ratio and ease of integration.

REALSEC launches its new HSM (Hardware Security Module) Cryptosec Dekaton PCIe, a high-performance cryptographic device hardware, with PCI Express format. It is a must for companies that have a need for best-of-class and robust security, including ultra-safe generation of signatures and storage and safeguarding of cryptographic keys and certificates. For those customers with the highest requirements in terms of throughput, Cryptosec Dekaton is the answer. It executes up to 50,000 RSA transactions per second.

Luis Jesús Hernández Amo, Hardware Area Manager at REALSEC, says the company selected Silex Insight’s IP “to have the highest security certifications available is a must-have for us and with Silex Insight IP, we passed with ease the FIPS 140-2 Level 3 and PCI PTS HSM v2.0 certifications“. REALSEC’s customer base is sector leaders such as industry, governments and over 150 banks from all over the world. “Silex Insight allowed us for a quick set-up, not only the crypto cores, but it also made it possible for us to offer high cryptographic performance” says Luis Jesús Hernández Amo, and he continues: “all this along with other REALSEC’s HSM features such as tamper resistance and responsiveness. In addition we were very satisified with the professional support of the Silex Insight engineers.”

The crypto solution is part of Silex Insight comprehensive library of flexible security IP solutions. “Our crypto solutions are valued by the market for being world‘s leading in flexibility and scalability, ultra-high speed performance and compact footprint“, says Sébastien Rabou, Security Division Director at Silex Insight. “Our customers can only be successful in this extremely competitive and rapidly changing landscape, if they can integrate our crypto IP without any delay and with minimal additional cost to achieve their time to market. Next to making our IP scalable, we also put a lot of effort in the ease of integration. And that choice is clearly appreciated by our partners such as REALSEC.”

About Silex Insight

Founded in 1991, Silex Insight is a recognized market-leading independent supplier Security IP solutions for embedded systems. The security platforms and solutions from Silex Insight include flexible and high-performance crypto-engines which are easy to integrate and a eSecure IP module which provides a complete security solution for all platforms. Development and manufacturing take place at the headquarters in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and in Ghent, Belgium. Local sales and support are handled by worldwide branch offices. For more information visit:

About Realsec

REALSEC is an international company, which develops encryption and digital signature systems (HSM, TSA, PKI Solutions…) for Banking and Payment Providers, Government, Defense and Industry. Offers integrated solutions to the market in a single device (HW+SW+HSM) along with a high level of support and maintenance. Its HSM Cryptosec DEKATON features the highest international security certifications.Has offices in Spain (Headquarters and R&D&I center), US and Mexico, as well as an extensive network of Partners worldwide. For more information visit:

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