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Rambus and Cybertrust Partner to Secure Connected Devices

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Cybertrust selects Rambus CryptoManager™ Infrastructure for secure device management and software updates  

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 18, 2017 – Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced a partnership with Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd. (Cybertrust), a leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions and a subsidiary of SoftBank Technology Corp.(JPX First Section: 4726), to deliver secure key provisioning and security services for connected devices spanning from enterprise multi-function printers to connected cars.

This collaboration combines the Rambus CryptoManager Infrastructure, a secure provisioning and key management system, and the Cybertrust PKI solution, to secure communication from device-to-cloud and for over-the-air (OTA) software updates. The joint solution brings two leading security providers together to deliver a turn-key platform that addresses the increasingly complex security challenges for connected devices.

“Connected device management including periodic OTA software and data updates are critical for manufacturers and service providers,” said Yasutoshi Magara, president, Cybertrust. “This joint solution optimizes highly secure, in-field device updates, safeguarding sensitive information and mitigating cyber-attacks.”

“We are excited to partner with Cybertrust, a leading security provider committed to securing critical systems,” said Martin Scott, senior vice president and general manager of the Rambus Security Division. “Our combined expertise brings an innovative secure solution that delivers a robust platform, shielding devices from attackers and securing these OTA updates.”

Rambus CryptoManager Infrastructure provides secure key provisioning and key management services for device lifecycle management. CryptoManager provides lifecycle cryptographic security management necessary to secure connected devices over public networks. Services include:

  • Provisioning of keys during semiconductor and device manufacturing
  • Controlling critical test and debug traces
  • Enabling feature and device settings
  • Securing in-field key provisioning
  • Over-the air-updates of device software and firmware

Source: Rambus