ISARA Catalyst™ Crypto Agile PKI enables a seamless, cost-effective, and simplified migration to quantum-safe security to protect investments in durable connected devices, the Internet of Things (IoT), and complex public key infrastructures, with no impact to end-users.
By being backward compatible and compliant to global standards, these digital certificates can be used by both new and existing systems.
ISARA Catalyst Crypto Agile PKI is a method for creating digital certificates that simultaneously support two cryptographic signature algorithms. You can have a classical public key and signature and a quantum-safe public key and signature, all within a single certificate. By maintaining interoperability, this hybrid methodology enables support for both existing and upgraded systems.
We understand the importance of standards for interoperability and security. That’s why the methodology behind ISARA Crypto Agile PKI is included in Recommendation ITU-T X.509 | ISO/IEC 9594-8, a global standard.
Migrating a PKI can be complex and time-consuming, and even more so if duplication is required. With ISARA Catalyst, upgrading to quantum-safe security is seamless and simplified. There is no impact to legacy components, and no need to manage duplicated certificates. Migration can be achieved using a phased-approach — perfect for large, complex PKIs.
The physically embedded roots of trust used to validate the authenticity of over-the-air updates in connected devices are not quantum-safe. Quantum-enabled adversaries will be able to spoof software updates to take over unprotected devices. Avoid logistically challenging and cost-prohibitive recalls in the future. Embed quantum-safe roots of trust today to protect your investment in durable, connected devices.
Quantum-safe digital signature schemes, such as stateful hash-based signatures, are mature and ready to be used today. ISARA Catalyst allows you to use both a classic and quantum-safe digital signature within one certificate to protect mission-critical, durable devices such as connected cars, critical infrastructure, medical devices and deployed military equipment.