ProtectServer HSM 5.6

Product Documentation

The 5.6 release was introduced in April 2018 and last revised in December 2019. It includes new client software, appliance software, and HSM firmware. It works with the Network (PSE2+ and PSE2) and PCIe HSMs.

Release 5.6 software and firmware versions
Client software 5.6
Appliance software (Network HSMs only) 5.6
HSM firmware

5.03.00
5.01.02 (FIPS-validated)

New Features and Enhancements

>SHA3 hash algorithm support

>PKCS#11 v2.30-compliant AES-GCM support

>PSESH admin account recovery

>OpenSSL and OpenSSH security updates

>Kernel updates to address Spectre/Meltdown vulnerabilities

>Gemalto IDPrime smart card support

Release Documentation

>User Documentation

>Release Notes

Related Documents

>Secure Package Update Patch Technical Note