Solution Brief

nCipher Infoblox DNSSEC Solution Brief: Infoblox - nCipher Solution for High Assurance DNSSEC

Together, Infoblox and nCipher deliver best-in-class IP address management integrated with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified HSMs for strong DNSSEC security and simplified key management.

nShield HSMs integrate with Infoblox IP Address Management (IPAM) appliances to provide a certified, tamper-resistant cryptographic platform to perform DNSSEC signing and signature validation, as well as employ secure DNSSEC key generation and lifecycle protection and key management techniques. These high assurance services assure the integrity of DNSSEC validation processes and provide robust access controls and event logging.


  • Up to 90% savings in IP management and monitoring
  • Up to 50% reduction in network-related helpdesk calls
  • Certified protection for DNSSEC signing keys and operations within tamper-resistant hardware
  • Automation of burdensome and risk-prone key management tasks including key recovery and backup