Advanced Solutions Group
Professional services and subject matter expertise in the application and deployment of HSMs, cryptography and the integration of complex systems.

Cryptographic Services

Salt Group’s Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) is a specialist team of subject matter experts for rapid deployment and integration of complex systems which incorporate the use of HSMs, cryptography, PKI, identity and smartcard management, mobile payment systems, data protection together with Salt Group’s own Safetronic and Salt Mobile product suite.

ASG specialises in the deployment and integration of Entrust nShield HSMs (formerly known as Thales nCipher) for secure key management and processing, secure cryptographic operations in HSMs, advanced Entrust CodeSafe development, Entrust nShield HSM integration with PKI solutions and database encryption, HSM-based integration for big data solutions, and end-to-end credential management.

ASG services include Cloud Enablement consultancy with crypto services such as Secrets Management, Key Management, Privilege Access Management, BYOK and Cloud HSM.

Complex Systems Integration

The ASG team is experienced in working with the technology environments and business processes of large financial corporations and government to provide consulting, product and subject matter expertise to deliver complex systems and provide ongoing support in the application of encryption, large scale identity management systems, PKI, CAs, Entrust nShield HSMs, Thales Vormetric, and Intercede MyID smartcard lifecycle management.

ASG services include Entrust HSM integration with Secrets Management and Privilege Access Management systems such as HashiCorp and CyberArk. And integrating HSM health monitoring into SIEM systems.

Payment Systems

ASG is experienced in the integration of HSMs to support payment solutions and mobile payments such as Apple Pay and Android Pay.

ASG provides professional services and subject matter expertise in the payment card industry, the application of cryptography and HSMs, data security and tokenization to comply PCI-DSS, ISO-9564 Card PIN validation, interchange protocols AS-2805 (ISO-8583 equivalent), MasterCard OpenAPI payment network and Visa Data Secure Platform.

Entrust Authorised Training Centre

Salt Group is certified under the Entrust Authorised Training Centre (ATC) program to deliver approved Entrust training courses to customers who would like to improve their Entrust product skills.

Salt Group offers, through its experienced ASG team of certified partner instructors, authorised Entrust Certified Systems Engineer (ECSE) training courses which will prepare candidates to successfully complete the exam required to attain the Entrust ECSE certification.

All Salt Group certified partner instructors have completed a rigorous certification process and have real-world experience implementing, configuring, maintaining and integrating Entrust products in large corporate clients in Europe, Australia and Asia.

Customers who attend the ECSE training through Salt Group will benefit from expert instruction and hands-on practical real-world scenarios in preparation for their ECSE exam.

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