Ascertia is a privately funded company, managed from the UK with globally located development units. Founded by Industry Professionals to provide services and products for realisation of commercial use of cryptography. The company's mission is to provide high quality, cost-effective products and solutions that integrate with existing and widely deployed software products, enhancing their security transparently. The Company uses its own distributed technologies to prove that they provide value for businesses in real world deployments.
The Company remains independent from Certification Authority products and vendors and therefore its Professional Service is free to provide objective advice for the deployment of PKI. Furthermore, it also maintains a state-of-the-art technology center for its consultants to test and demonstrate vendor products and independently verify claims, thus providing advice best suited for the task at hand.
The Company's principals authored, and continue to author, security standards in bodies such as IETF, ETSI, CEN that impact both Public Key and Secret Key protocols.
The Company's philosophy is enhanced by the development of PKI enabled solutions, developed to meet specific needs of vertical markets. These solutions provide 'all that is needed' for real business benefit and transparently make use of digital signatures and encryption as needed.