Digital signing solutions

Digital signatures provide verification of the authenticity and integrity of proprietary application code, legal documents, financial records, etc. nShield HSMs integrate with your applications to generate keys, and sign and time stamp your digital assets, so they can be authenticated by their recipients in a secure and auditable fashion.


nCipher solutions perform key generation and signing services within the boundaries of FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and 3 certified nShield HSMs.


nShield HSM solutions deliver flexible digital signing capabilities that can address diverse deployment scenarios, offering support for a range of industry-standard APIs, encryption algorithms and operating systems.

Ease of deployment

Our digital signing offerings are integrated with nShield HSMs and our unique Security World architecture. With Security World, you can combine different nShield HSM models to build a unified ecosystem that delivers scalability, seamless failover and load balancing.

Public key infrastructures (PKIs)

nShield HSMs generate and protect root and certificate authority (CA) keys, providing support for PKIs across a variety of use cases.

Code signing

nShield HSMs sign your application code so you can ensure that your software remains secure, unaltered and authentic.

Trust services

Recognized under EU regulations as Qualified Signature Creation Devices (QSCDs), nShield HSMs are used by solution providers to deliver remote and digital signing solutions for cross-border transactions, electronic IDs, and other trust services.

Entrust is a global leader in trusted identity, payments and data protection, and acquired nCipher Security in June 2019. In Cambridge, we develop the world-leading nShield hardware security modules (HSMs), empowering security conscious organisations by delivering trust, integrity and control to their business critical information and applications.