DuoKey and Securosys launch 1st Swiss CloudHSM for Office365

Zurich/ Lausanne, 16 February 2021

DuoKey, an innovative cybersecurity company in Lausanne, and Securosys, a leader in cybersecurity, encryption and digital identity protection from Zurich, announced the launch of Securosys 365 today. Securosys 365 is a Swiss Cloud service that encrypts Microsoft 365
office applications in the Microsoft Azure Cloud. It allows enterprises and governmental services to move to the cloud while still adhering to the strictest data privacy regulations.


Securosys 365 encrypts the contents of documents stored in the Microsoft 365 Cloud by using keys not available to Microsoft. This service takes advantage of Microsoft’s new Double Key Encryption (DKE) offer: any Microsoft 365 document that is, by default, encrypted with keys
managed by Microsoft can now be encrypted once more with an additional key. This key is under the exclusive control of the customer and is securely stored in Securosys CloudsHSMs.

The document can only be viewed and accessed with both keys, much like the four-eyes principle. The files remain inaccessible to any provider like Microsoft, Securosys, or DuoKey. Securosys 365 is provided through Securosys’ ISO27001-certified CloudsHSM service in Switzerland. It generates secure keys, and also takes care of their management, handling, and storage on behalf of the customer. It is operated geo-redundantly in three different Swiss datacenters. For customers providing services in which data privacy is paramount, the combination of Securosys 365 and Microsoft DKE enables the most secure usage of the Microsoft 365 Cloud.


“Together with Securosys, we can not only provide a complete Swiss solution, but also have the best HSM technology available to provide a secure way to use Microsoft 365 and Azure,” said Nagib Aouini, CEO and founder of DuoKey.

“Finally, we can provide a solution that leverages the Microsoft 365 Cloud while still fulfilling strictest privacy regulations, the need for enhanced security, and higher levels of confidentiality,” said Robert Rogenmoser, CEO of Securosys. “For compliance reasons, many communities, cantons, law offices and financial organizations were previously unable to take advantage of Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure; with Securosys 365, this restriction is gone.”

Securosys 365 is built on the basis of Securosys CloudsHSMs and uses Securosys’ FIPS140-2 Level 3 certified Primus HSM. All software code and blueprints from Securosys and DuoKey can be reviewed by our customers. Neither Microsoft, Securosys, nor DuoKey have access to the plain view of any customer data.

Securosys 365 is also available as an on-premise solution that can be operated independently by customers. Please inquire with the contacts below to learn more or if you want to become an integration partner.


Securosys SA

Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Securosys SA is a market leader in cybersecurity, encryption, and in securing digital identities.

Founded in 2014, Securosys secures the Swiss financial markets on behalf of the Swiss National Bank and protects transactions worth over 100 billion Euros every day. Securosys offers a wide range of security network appliances focused on commercial applications. These include communication encryption, as well as key generation and management. All products are developed and manufactured in Switzerland, free from contaminating influences.

Further information can be obtained directly from Securosys SA by e-mail at [email protected], by calling +41 44 552 31 00, or from its offices in Zürich, Munich, and Hong Kong.

For more information, please visit: www.securosys.com


DuoKey SA

Established in 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland, DuoKey is a cybersecurity innovator founded by experienced entrepreneurs and cryptographers. It is part of the Tech4Trust accelerator at the Swiss TrustValley. DuoKey solves the challenge of keeping millions of customer’s data safe. DuoKey’s cryptography team is dedicated to providing the security features their customers need to confidently move sensitive workloads to the cloud and benefit from strong security controls that help meet internal and external compliance requirements.

For more information, please visit: www.duokey.ch


 

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