Amsterdam – November 15, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced the integration of its industry-leading SafeNet Hardware Security Modules(HSM) with Symphony Communication Services’ secure cloud-based communications platform. Available through Symphony’s app ecosystem, the SafeNet HSM protects the cryptographic root of trust for secure and confidential communications for highly-regulated organizations using the Symphony platform. Gemalto recently presented its contribution to the platform at Symphony Innovate 2016, an invite-only industry conference dedicated to strategizing on the future of work and how enterprises are driving this transformation through Symphony’s communications platform.
“Symphony delivers a secure compliant productivity and collaboration platform whose entire ecosystem—from content owners, to trading platforms, to finserv companies—depends on the best security available,” says Frederic Stemmelin, Symphony’s Vice President of Business Development. “Gemalto’s state-of-the-art encryption technology meets the modern standard of security that our platform demands.”
Data security is one of the primary challenges facing the financial services industry. According to Gemalto’s latest Breach Level Index report, breaches affecting the industry accounted for 12 percent of all breaches during the first six months of 2016, a period during which the total number of data breaches rose by 15 percent compared to the last six months of 2015.