OASIS Welcomes Cryptsoft as Foundational Sponsor

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Major KMIP and PKCS security standards developer, Cryptsoft, supports Open Standards by joining IBM and Microsoft as a top OASIS backer

Cryptsoft is a true OASIS success story

The OASIS international open standards consortium welcomes Cryptsoft, a provider of cryptographic and enterprise key management solutions, as its newest Foundational Sponsor. Cryptsoft joins IBM and Microsoft in supporting the mission of OASIS at the highest level.

"Cryptsoft is a true OASIS success story," said Laurent Liscia, CEO and executive director of OASIS. "When Cryptsoft joined our organization five years ago, they quickly took on a leadership role, shepherding technical development, promoting interoperability, and sharing ideas with other members. They were instrumental in the growth of several major security standards, and in the process, their company grew to become a leader in the cryptographic market."

Cryptsoft applies its expertise in cryptographic and enterprise key management technologies, helping to drive several OASIS standards initiatives, including the Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Technical Committee and the Public-Key Cryptography Standard #11 (PKCS#11) Technical Committee.

"As a major OEM technology supplier, Cryptsoft is aware that the OASIS KMIP and PKCS #11 standards are the preferred key management and cryptographic capability foundations for enterprise data security implementations. Major changes in the enterprise storage and security trust landscape have significantly increased demand for interoperable open standards-based solutions that facilitate management insight and control of data and cryptographic devices. Developing conformant solutions under the banner of OASIS has helped to ensure that these demands are verifiably and securely met without sacrificing any interoperability," said Tim Hudson, CTO & Technical Director at Cryptsoft.

"OASIS is a critical body for developing and maintaining standards in the ever changing security field and Cryptsoft looks forward to increasing our involvement in appropriate technical committees to drive clear standards for implementing relevant security in tomorrow’s enterprises," said Greg Scott, CEO at Cryptsoft.

About Cryptsoft Pty Ltd:

Founded in 1996, Cryptsoft is a privately held Australian company that operates worldwide in the cryptographic and enterprise key management security markets. Cryptsoft supplies a range of technologies, services and market insights which are tailored to provide targeted solutions for complicated, heterogeneous enterprise environments, ensuring simplified, lower-cost, vendor-agnostic and truly interoperable enterprise key management. Prominent global companies have embedded Cryptsoft's solutions in their storage, security and cloud products. These companies have trusted Cryptsoft technologies to provide the interoperable enterprise key management and encryption functionality their customers demand. Cryptsoft is an OASIS Foundational Sponsor, SNIA and SSIF Voting Member. The Cryptsoft Quality Management System is formally certified to ISO 9001:2008. http://www.cryptsoft.com

About OASIS:

OASIS is a nonprofit, international consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society. OASIS promotes industry consensus and produces worldwide standards for security, privacy, cloud computing, IoT, content technologies, and other areas. OASIS open standards offer the potential to lower cost, stimulate innovation, grow global markets, and protect the right of free choice of technology. OASIS members broadly represent the marketplace of public and private sector technology leaders, users, and influencers. The consortium has more than 5,000 participants representing over 600 organizations and individual members in 65+ countries. http://www.oasis-open.org

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