key management

Bell ID® EMV Key Manager

Bell ID® EMV Key Manager offers full key management functionality for all types of EMV tokens/payment applications and deals with the potentially complex process of generation, storage, distribution, import and lifecycle management of cryptographic keys.

Bell ID® EMV Key Manager provides interfaces to all major Hardware Security Model (HSM) providers and is managed through an easy to use interface. During the lifecycle of keys, the system registers all changes in the status of all keys under its control. In addition, Bell ID® EMV Key Manager takes care of key distribution to other third party applications.

Being a main part of the Bell ID software platform, the functionality of Bell ID® EMV Key Manager and key material secured in its key management database is interoperable with Bell ID® EMV Token Manager.

Product features

Secure key processing

Using one or more Hardware Security Modules for encrypting key processes such as key generation, key wrapping and key derivation.

Multiple algorithms and key types

Meeting the varied cryptographic requirements of a token issuing infrastructure.

Multiple configurations

Using one key management system to manage multiple cryptographic applications, each with their own cryptographic keys.

Standalone or integrated component

Fully integrated with the Bell ID® Token Manager platform.

Application Programming Interface (API) availability

Giving third party applications secure access to functionalities of Bell ID® EMV Key Manager.

Product Resources

Is the U.S. Finally Getting Smart about Payment Technology? - Blog

It took the hacking of 70 million Target credit cards for Congress to abandon the unsecure magnetic-stripe cards used by most Americans and setting a deadline for the new smart card technology.

Why Has U.S. EMV Migration Taken so Long? - Blog

Learn why it has taking so long for the US to migrate to EMV; myths and facts.

EMV Migration in the U.S. – Can the Banks Meet the Deadlines? - Blog

Learn what the challenges are for the US payment infrastructure and which opportunities EMV migration will bring.

SABB - Case Study
SABB deployed Bell ID® EMV Token Manager to manage central issuance operations at its headquarters in Riyadh.
CUETS - Case Study
Bell ID® EMV Token Manager was chosen by CUETS to migrate its cards to a chip based solution, assists in the administration of chip cards and support user segregation and data security.
Canadian Tire Financial Services (CTFS) - Case Study
Bell ID has delivered CTFS its EMV Token Manager, enabling the bank to migrate its card base from magnetic stripe to MULTOS step one EMV chip cards.
SEB Kort - Case Study
Bell ID® EMV Token Manager provided SEB with card application, key management and EMV script notification.

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