PKCS #11 Library - AWS CloudHSM

PKCS #11 Library

PKCS #11 is a standard for performing cryptographic operations on hardware security modules (HSM). AWS CloudHSM offers an implementations of the PKCS #11 library in Client SDK 3 and Client SDK 5, both of which are compliant with PKCS #11 version 2.40.

Client SDK 5

Client SDK 5 does not require a client daemon and offers cross-platform support on Windows and Linux.

Client SDK 3

Client SDK 3 requires a client daemon to connect to the cluster and is only supported on Linux.