SoftGiken becomes distribution partner of Swissbit


Tokyo, Japan. 30 August 2023 - The Japanese-based software house and IT product distributor, SoftGiken and Swissbit have entered a sales partnership for the Japan region. SoftGiken is thus expanding its IT security portfolio and will now offer selected security solutions from the iShield product brand, under which Swissbit has grouped its plug-and-play security products, which are iShield Key Pro and iShield HSM.

"Swissbit is known as a strong and well-established brand that stands for innovation, reliability, durability, and high quality of its products. The security solutions around the iShield products offer our reseller partners a very interesting and sustainable additional business in the field of network security", comments the responsible SoftGiken General Manager of YubiOn Division, Tetsuya Fukuno on the cooperation.

"We are pleased to have found such an experienced and accomplished partner in SoftGiken, whose know-how provides an optimal platform for our plug-and-play security products and other security solutions.  Together, we offer customers an attractive product portfolio 'Made in Germany' for the effective protection of data and devices and secure authentication," adds Ken Tomomori, General Manager of Japan at Swissbit.

The iShield product family from Swissbit

The new iShield Key Pro offers the best possible protection for online accounts and enables secure access to websites, applications, services, and corporate networks. In addition to FIDO2, the Security Key supports HOTP (Hash-based One Time Password) and PIV (Personal Identity Verification) security standards, making it suitable for offline scenarios or the implementation of customized security solutions.

iShield HSM is a plug-and-play USB security anchor that allows system integrators to upgrade existing IoT devices with a hardware security module, making it the perfect retrofit solution for ready-made hardware designs and devices in the field. The module is qualified for AWS IoT Greengrass, but can also be used as a security anchor in other IoT environments and for various zero-trust scenarios if required.

The Swissbit product range around the iShield series is now available to all SoftGiken reseller partners and end users.


About SoftGiken

SOFTGIKEN has been an independent software house for 40 years since its establishment and has a proven track record of software development for social infrastructure systems. With the philosophy of "Make every world better." the company creates a society in which everyone can handle all information in the world safely and securely.

YubiOn Authentication Solution supports everything from two-factor PC login to cloud authentication, and YubiOn Authentication Solution also supports FIDO-based multi-factor authentication. YubiOn Authentication Solution can solve online authentication problems by eliminating the concerns of traditional ID/password login methods and pursuing ease of use. Enabling a new world of Zero Trust Security.

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