Infrastructure, Industrial IoT

SEALSQ and Apside Sign a Partnership Agreement to Resell PKI IoT Solutions in EMEA

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WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leader in cybersecurity, digital identity, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions operating as a holding company, today announced that its Semiconductors & PKI subsidiary SEALSQ Corp. (NASDAQ: LAES) was selected by Apside, an IT consulting and engineering company, to supply IoT PKI solutions to Apside’s clients in EMEA.

Apside is committed to leverage its strong expertise in cybersecurity solutions to bring SEALSQ ’s unique PKI Certificate Management Solutions to a large existing customer database. SEALSQ’s PKI IoT solutions will be integrated into the IT security systems of Apside’s customers. Apside will address all use cases in IoT market including standards and protocols requiring a certified root Certificate Authority such as Matter and Wi-Sun.

Apside will resell SEALSQ INeS Certificate Management System (CMS) dedicated to PKI IoT and provide first level of support to its customers. The unique combination of SEALSQ INeS CMS and Apside expertise in cybersecurity will speed up the adoption by OEMs of best practices in managing device identity lifecycle.

David Khalifa, VP of Global Sales for WISeKey said, “We are delighted to have signed this partnership with Apside. It will address the increasing demand of PKI certificates for connected devices and offer a strong support to EMEA customers looking for device identity lifecycle management.”

Patrick Sittaramane, CTO Cybersecurity for APSIDE said, "This partnership is a wonderful opportunity to develop and enhance the cybersecurity of our customers. It will facilitate the adoption of robust and scalable PKI strategies to safeguard their assets."

Users may gain the following benefits by working with SEALSQ PKI solutions:

  • Reducing time-to-market in achieving PKI security compliance.
  • Reducing costs of technology, maintenance, staffing and ongoing compliance.
  • Enjoying more flexible deployment options, including on-premises, hosted or batch issuance.
  • Simplifying management of device attestation certificates and product attestation intermediates through SEALSQ INeS CMS Platform for IoT compatible with the most IoT standard and protocol such as Matter, WI-SUN and GSMA.
  • Gaining efficiency using a scalable platform to sign and secure device updates.
     

About WISeKey

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey”, SIX: WIHN; Nasdaq: WKEY) is a global leader in cybersecurity, digital identity, and IoT solutions platform. It operates as a Swiss-based holding company through several operational subsidiaries, each dedicated to specific aspects of its technology portfolio. The subsidiaries include (i) SEALSQ Corp (Nasdaq: LAES), which focuses on semiconductors, PKI, and post-quantum technology products, (ii) WISeKey SA which specializes in RoT and PKI solutions for secure authentication and identification in IoT, Blockchain, and AI, (iii) WISeSat AG which focuses on space technology for secure satellite communication, specifically for IoT applications, and (iv) WISe.ART Corp which focuses on trusted blockchain NFTs and operates the WISe.ART marketplace for secure NFT transactions.

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