September 10, 2014 07:00 ET

Ultra Electronics AEP Partners With REALSEC to Distribute Security Solutions

AEP to Focus On International Sales and Distribution of REALSEC Security Solutions for the Banking, Enterprise and Government Sectors

LOUDWATER, UNITED KINGDOM and REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - Ultra Electronics AEP and REALSEC today announced that the companies have signed an agreement for AEP to distribute the entire REALSEC product line, which includes financial hardware security modules (HSMs) and solutions for public key infrastructure (PKI), email encryption, digital signing and time stamping.

AEP will initially be promoting these solutions in the banking, enterprise and government sectors throughout the Asia-Pacific region and Europe, with a roadmap to expand and resell the technology across other regions. "We share REALSEC's dedication to building customer trust in secure issuing and processing environments, and they are an ideal partner for delivering advanced cryptographic solutions," said Rob Stubbs, Operations Director, AEP.

Based in Redwood City, CA, REALSEC provides pre-installed solutions on single-device hardware, including application software and an integrated Hardware Security Module (HSM) that are FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated or Common Criteria EAL4+ certified.

REALSEC will be providing AEP with support and training across the REALSEC product line, which includes:

  • Cryptosec Banking - High performance, integrated financial HSM for transaction security
  • Cryptosec RKL - Automated, secure remote key loading for ATMs and POS terminals
  • H3P - EMV card deployment solution, including migration from legacy magnetic stripe platforms
  • Cryptosec TSA - Dedicated appliance for secure time and data stamping
  • Cryptosec Mail - Dedicated appliance for high volume email encryption and signatures
  • Cryptosec Openkey Series - Family of dedicated appliances for all key PKI functions: CA, RA, VA/OCSP and time stamping
  • CryptoSign Server - Dedicated appliance for secure certificate storage and high volume electronic signatures

Sebastian Muñoz, CEO of REALSEC, Inc., said, "With our previous expansion and continued success in North America, it was imperative to find a partner that could deliver the REALSEC message and technology on a global scale. Signing this agreement with AEP solves that need and we look forward to a successful relationship between the two companies."

About Ultra Electronics AEP

AEP offers a broad range of products aimed at the cyber security, communications and automated payments markets, including the Keyper™ general-purpose HSM that is FIPS 140-2 Level 4 validated and Common Criteria EAL4+ certified, and can be used in applications such as DNSSEC, key management, code signing and database encryption.

AEP is a business unit of Ultra Electronics, an internationally successful defence & aerospace, security & cyber, transport and energy company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth. Ultra businesses constantly innovate to create solutions to customer requirements that are different from, and better than, those of its competitors.

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REALSEC develops its own encryption and digital signature solutions for banking and payment providers, government and defence agencies and enterprise organisations.

REALSEC maintains an international presence with offices in San Francisco (USA), Madrid (Spain) and Mexico D.F. (Mexico) and an extensive partner network spanning more than 25 countries.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Dan Chmielewski
    Madison Alexander PR
    714-832-8716/ 949-231-2965

    Enquiries for AEP
    John Bailey
    Marketing Manager
    01628 642600