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Accenture Unveils Blockchain Platform Based on Thales Hardware Security Module

Accenture Unveils Blockchain Platform Based on Thales Hardware Security Module - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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Accenture Unveils Blockchain Platform Based on Thales Hardware Security Module - top government contractors - best government contracting eventAccenture has partnered with Thales“™ e-Security business, formerly Vormetric, to develop a blockchain technology-based platform designed to protect government, healthcare and financial records from potential cyber attacks.

Thales integrated with Accenture“™s security tool its nShield hardware security module that works to generate, store and protect digital keys designed to validate and secure transactions and messages, Thales e-Security said Tuesday.

The company“™s nShield HSMs have FIPS 140-2 level 2 and 3 certifications and use a cryptographic system to generate keys for blockchains.

Jon Geater, chief technology officer at Thales e-Security, said the integration of the company“™s HSMs with Accenture“™s blockchain platform seeks to protect transactions from nefarious activities.

Accenture“™s offering also uses Fabric, a Hyperledger open-source platform designed to advance cross-industry blockchain systems.

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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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