Cryptera Services


We want to ease product life cycle management of our devices without compromising security at our customers environment. Therefore, Cryptera offers the below services to support our customers:

Product configuration
Cryptera configures product variants based on customer requirements for specific layout and specific key management requirements:

  • Layout definition
  • Product customization
  • Cryptographic Key configuration

Cryptographic Expertise
Cryptera supports customers with cryptography inquiries such as encrypted PIN blocks, Certificate management, General Remote Key Load integration, TR34 integration, TR31 key usage and key block headers.

Key management & Distribution
Cryptera has its own CA (Certificate Authority) and can issue host certificates or public key signatures to enable Remote Key Load in Cryptera Encrypting PIN pads. Cryptera imports/exports keys through secure and audited processes. Customer specific keys are securely imported and loaded into the Cryptera devices. Customer specific keys are created and exported to the customers HSM.

Cryptera also offers activation services to ease the service and maintenance processes. The activation process is used to set a secure payment device in “active secure state,” according to the PCI requirements.

Cryptera complies with given standards for these key management operations and are consecutively audited to be able to deliver these services.

  • Issuing host certificates or signatures for Remote Key Load
  • Import and Export of symmetric keys
  • Activation services

Secure Production & Maintenance
Cryptera offers services for setting up secure local production at customers manufacturing sites, service sites or other relevant locations. This service ensures an effective, secure and trustworthy manufacturing process. These services are accessing the Cryptera key loading center remotely so that the local site inherits the high security standards of the Cryptera facility.

Software Update
Cryptera offers secure software updates for deployed modules and also has the possibility to re-configure any module if customer requires changes over time within technical limits.

If you are interested in our services, please contact us.