Lightboard Lessons: Key Management with BIG-IP/NGINX+ and Fortanix

F5 solutions, including BIG-IP and NGINX provide SSL orchestration using TLS encryption, which requires a Hardware Security Module and a Key Management Service to execute and protect the cryptographic operations and keys. As more F5 customers migrate from on-premises systems to F5 cloud software such as BIG-IP Virtual Edition and NGINX Plus in public cloud environments, they require an HSM and KMS that are able to support both environments in order to avoid implementing multiple systems. Multiple systems can be costly, complex, and can increase the risk of security incidents. This lightboard lesson shows you how Fortanix Self-Defending KMS integrates with BIG-IP and NGINX deployments on-premises and across multiple cloud environment to store and manage all the SSL keys and perform crypto operations when called by the F5 platforms.

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Published Sep 24, 2020
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