A 'hardware security module' (HSM) is a physical computing device that safeguards and manages digital keys for strong authentication and provides cryptoprocessing. These modules come in the form of a plug-in card or an external device that attaches to a computer or network server.

Software for use with a Hardware Security Module (HSM)
installation by elseWare mandatory for an HSM

 Direct Submitter BACS  £900 per year
 Bureau BACS  £1,700 per year
 Direct Submitter BACS + FPS  £11,000 per year
 Bureau BACS + FPS  £14,000 per year
 Mandatory HSM and software  installation
 minimum of 2 days
 £600 per day plus travel  expenses

Software prices are per site. Multiple copies of the software are allowed per site plus a reasonable number off site for backup and disaster recovery purposes.