PayShield Trusted Management Device (TMD)

payShield Trusted Management Device - Data Sheet

The payShield Trusted Management Device (TMD) from Thales is a compact, intuitive, self-contained secure cryptographic device (SCD) that enables you to securely manage symmetric keys. TMD generates keys in a manner that is compliant with relevant security standards, including X9 TR-31, ANSI X9.24-1 and PCI PIN Security. Unlike traditional approaches, this critical key management task can be carried out without any physical connection to a production HSM, providing greater operational flexibility without compromising security. A single TMD can form keys for multiple payment HSMs distributed across multiple data centers, enabling large payment processors, for example, to create and distribute thousands of symmetric keys in a timely and secure manner while eliminating data entry errors.