Host Security Modules

Thales's host security module (HSM) technology has already been adopted by every major card scheme and is currently protecting 70 percent of the world's card transactions.

Easy to customise and capable of delivering unrivalled protection for ATM, POS, corporate banking, card issuing, funds transfer, and share trading technology, the HSM 8000 is a tamper-resistant device that provides the powerful cryptographic facilities that are needed to secure financial transactions.
Fully compliant with the financial industry's security audit requirements and incorporating a design certified to FIPS 140-2 Level 3, the HSM 8000 product range is ideal for acquirers, switches, and issuers for the processing of magnetic stripe and chip card transactions (EMV).

HSM 8000


  • Integrates with all leading transaction software
  • Scalable performance options
  • Wide range of protocols/connections to connect to all types of host system