cryptographic services

nShield HSMs

Salt is a reseller of Entrust nShield HSMs and provides comprehensive SME professional services around HSMs including outsourcing HSM commissioning and ongoing management to Salt.

nshield hsms

Entrust nShield HSMs provide a hardened, tamper-resistant environment for secure cryptographic processing, key generation and protection, encryption, key management and more.

Entrust nShield hardware security modules are available in three FIPS 140-2 L3 certified form factors and support a variety of deployment scenarios.

HSM Models
nShield Connect XC & Connect
nShield Connect XC & Connect

Networked appliances that deliver cryptographic key services to applications distributed across servers and virtual machines.

nShield Solo XC & Solo+
nShield Solo XC & Solo+

PCI-Express card-based HSMs that deliver cryptographic key services to applications hosted on individual servers and appliances.

nShield Edge
nShield Edge

USB-connected desktop HSMs that provide convenience and economy for environments requiring low-volume cryptographic key services.


Through the CodeSafe option pack, Entrust HSMs support embedding of bespoke code within the FIPS certified boundary of the HSM. 

This enables the implementation of proprietary encryption algorithms, support for translation of protected information between disparate security domains without data leakage, and support for complex cryptographic sequences “atomically” within the HSM without interim exposures of sensitive information.

Salt provides CodeSafe program development services through the Advanced Solutions Group.

Ongoing support

At Salt we understand that a customer’s purchase of our products is just the start of their journey with Salt.

After purchase, more often than not, we engage with our customers to help in the design of the integration of our products into the customer’s infrastructure, undertake associated development activities and work with the customer on integration testing and migration to production operations.

It is at this stage that one of the most important roles in our business kicks in;  supporting our customer across the lifetime of the product through provision of updates for new or enhanced features and remediation of any identified vulnerabilities, and providing day to day operational support to the customers critical business applications

In the UK, we provide first level operational support services delivered through a locally-based expert support team that is backed by Salt’s global support team in Australia providing true follow the sun support to our customer installations. Our customer support coverage is available for  both software and hardware thereby providing a single point for support of our authentication products and HSMs.

Find out more about our suite of services!