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Secure & Scalable PKIaaS for the Modern Enterprise

With HID's cloud-based PKI-as-a-Service, you get a highly secure and scalable managed PKI combined with end-to-end certificate lifecycle automation.

PKI Made Simple

Unburden your IT team with our best-in-class PKI. Quickly create and deploy your enterprise private PKI trust hierarchies to secure networks, IT systems, and IoT devices without the security cost of in-house management.

Key Benefits of Managed PKIaaS

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Custom PKI

Adapt to changing needs with complete flexibility to customize certificate hierarchies and profiles
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Deploy and Scale Rapidly

PKI services deploy in weeks, not months, and can be scaled at any time
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Predictable Pricing

No complex certificate-based pricing or credits to manage — one simple, predictable subscription
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Best-in-Class PKI

Align with industry best practices and leverage highly secure and audited technical facilities with the expertise to deliver it all
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Simplify Operations

Outsource the complexity of running a best-in-class PKI without losing control of trusted assets
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End-to-End Automation

Reduce the risk of certificate related outages by automating certificate lifecycle management for every device
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Outsource Complexity and Reduce Costs

HID PKIaaS eliminates operational complexity and dramatically reduces costs related to operating and deploying an organizational private PKI. Choose from a simple preconfigured service for a dedicated issuing certificate authority (CA) or a completely customized private root PKI service that:

  • Outsources the complexity of PKI infrastructure while retaining control of your private keys
  • Guarantees an SLA upward of 99.9%
  • Complies with stringent policy and regulatory controls

How It Works

HID PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) simplifies the deployment of a highly secure infrastructure, offering options for dedicated Issuing Certificate Authorities (CAs) or customized Private Root PKI services. Through end-to-end automation, certificates can be provisioned, validated, and managed effortlessly, ensuring security and compliance with industry standards. 

REST API ACME SCEP EST Account Certificate Manager (ACM) HID PKI-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) Dedicated Issuing CA Trusted TLS/SSL Private Root PKI OCSP & CRL Validation Web & Application Servers macOS Clients Mobile Devices Firewall Load Balancer Network Devices IoT Devices
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Complete Control With Account Certificate Management

HID Account Certificate Management (ACM) offers complete control, delegated administration and on-demand auditing and reporting. Automate and scale certificate provisioning for every system and device.

  • Web-based certificate management portal supports both private and trusted certificate services
  • Automation support for Microsoft autoenrollment and other standards-based certificate management protocols such as SCEP, EST and ACME along with API support
  • Trusted certificate services including OV, EV, Wildcard and SAN certificates, as well as client certificates such as S/MIME and code signing

One Simple Subscription Price

Eliminate hidden costs and surprises with predictable, all-inclusive pricing. Get what you need, when you need it.

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Simplify

Eliminate management of complex certificate-based pricing or credits
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Expand

Add new services at any time to your managed PKI
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Customize

Tailor the subscription to your specific requirements

Geographically Dispersed Data Centers

HID PKIaaS is designed with fully redundant and geographically distributed architecture to scale for millions of certificate issuances and billions of certificate validations. Instead of relying on a single data center, HID PKIaaS can automatically scale on demand across multiple data centers and provide instant certificate enrollment, approval, issuance, revocation, and renewals. Our data centers help establish local residency and are securely located in:

  • Nevada, United States
  • Virginia, United States
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dublin, Ireland
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API and Third-Party Application Support

HID PKIaaS is already integrated into key management solutions, such as Venafi, Google Chromebooks and Microsoft Intune. Our RESTful certificate management API is easy to incorporate into custom or third-party applications.

Explore the Breadth of HID’s PKI Solutions and Services

Establish security across all your networks and devices using a subscription-based cloud service or discrete digital certificates to solve the pain points of large complex organizations, medium-sized enterprises and small businesses.

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Digital Certificates

Experience digital certificates that prove identity and secure communications and digital signing
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Enterprise SSL Management

Secure every server with one low, fixed subscription fee and the flexibility to mix and match certificate types
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IoT Device Identity Management

Automate certificate provisioning and IoT device identity lifecycle management to support billions of secure IoT devices
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is PKIaaS and how does it benefit my enterprise?

PKIaaS, or public key infrastructure as a service, is a cloud-based solution offered by HID that simplifies the management of digital certificates and cryptographic keys. It provides highly secure and scalable PKI capabilities without the need for in-house infrastructure. With PKIaaS, enterprises can automate certificate lifecycle management, ensuring secure communication and compliance with industry standards. 

How does HID's PKI solution handle certificate customization and flexibility?

HID's PKI solution offers complete flexibility to customize certificate hierarchies and profiles to meet the unique needs of each organization. Whether it's adapting to changing requirements or aligning with specific security policies, our solution allows for seamless customization to ensure optimal security and functionality. 

What deployment options are available with HID PKIaaS?

HID PKIaaS offers two primary deployment options: a dedicated issuing certificate authority (CA) or a customized private root PKI service. The dedicated issuing CA option provides organizations with a dedicated instance for issuing certificates, while the private root PKI service offers a fully customized PKI infrastructure tailored to the organization's specific requirements. 

How does HID ensure the security and reliability of its PKI solution?

HID PKIaaS follows industry best practices and leverages highly secure and audited technical facilities to ensure the security and reliability of the infrastructure. Our solution complies with stringent policy and regulatory controls and guarantees an SLA upwards of 99.9%. Additionally, geographically dispersed data centers provide redundancy and scalability, ensuring continuous availability and resilience against potential threats. 

Can HID's PKI solution integrate with existing systems and applications?

Yes, HID's PKI solution is designed to seamlessly integrate with existing systems and applications through RESTful APIs and support for industry-standard protocols like SCEP, EST and ACME. Whether it's automating certificate provisioning, integrating with key management solutions or supporting third-party applications, our PKI solution offers flexibility and interoperability to meet the needs of diverse environments. 

What type of support and assistance does HID provide for implementing and managing its PKI solution?

HID offers comprehensive support and assistance throughout the implementation and management of its PKI solution. Our team of experts provides consultation, guidance and technical support to ensure a seamless deployment and ongoing operation. Additionally, training resources and documentation are available to empower organizations to effectively manage their PKI infrastructure. 

How does HID's PKI solution ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations?

HID's PKI solution adheres to industry standards and regulatory requirements to ensure compliance and security. Our solution undergoes regular audits and assessments to validate compliance with standards such as ISO 27001 and regulatory frameworks like GDPR. By following best practices and implementing robust security measures, HID's PKI solution helps organizations maintain compliance and mitigate risks. 

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