nShield is a family of hardware security modules (HSMs) that protect the cryptographic operations and data of enterprise applications. They provide a certified, hardened, tamper-resistant environment that safeguards cryptographic processing and keys for applications that require a high level of trust. nShield HSMs are available in three form factors and performance levels:
A network-attached appliance for high-performance data center environments.
a PCIe server-embedded card for high-volume applications.
a USB-connected model for portable, low-volume and developer applications.
The payShield 9000 is a payment HSM used extensively throughout the global payment ecosystem.