vSEC:CMS on Azure

The vSEC:CMS on Azure is an innovative, easily integrated and cost-effective Credential Management System (CMS) that will help you deploy and manage credentials within your organization. vSEC:CMS will change your views on how to manage the lifecycle of physical and virtual credentials. Organizations can run vSEC:CMS C-Series in public clouds, private clouds and hybrid clouds.

Vendor Independent

vSEC:CMS is fully functional with minidriver enabled credentials such as smart cards, USB tokens and virtual smart cards including Windows Hello for Business (WHfB) and it streamlines all aspects of managing credentials by connecting to enterprise directories, certificate authorities, physical access control systems, email servers, log servers, biometric fingerprint readers, PIN mailers… the list goes on. With vSEC:CMS organizations can issue credentials to employees, personalize the credentials with authentication credentials and manage the lifecycle of the credentials – directly from the cloud.

vSEC:CMS Connectors

vSEC:CMS Connectors

1. Badge Printers for Batch Operations
2. User Directory for User Look Up
3. File & Database Servers
4. Secure Transport of PIN Codes
5. Event & Log Management
6. User Photo Capture
7. Certificate/PKI Services
8. Physical Access Control Systems
9. Hardware Security Module
10. Identity Provider (Secondary Authentication and FIDO2)
11. Key Archival & Key Recovery
12. vSEC:CMS Admin – System Administration
13. Remote Security Device Management
14. Credentials: Physical & Virtual Smart Cards/Tokens
15. vSEC:CMS User – End-user Self-service applications
16. vSEC:CMS Agent – Operational Management Interface


A cornerstone of vSEC:CMS is security, all sensitive data and keys are secured using hardware. Operators of the system are authenticated using two-factor authentication and all usage is securely audited for full traceability.
The main task of a CMS is to securely connect user identities (credentials) into an enterprise systems and maintain this connection throughout the lifecycle of the credential. That implies the need of secure communication with several external systems.

Demonstration and Free Consultation

You can schedule a demo or contact our Versasec team for a free consultation.
To find a local partner, please check our Versasec Partner Network page.

Instant Access

vSEC:CMS C-Series is available on the Azure Marketplace. Once the Azure VM has been launched, vSEC:CMS is ready to use in Evaluation Mode. During the evaluation, you can configure your environment with up to 5 licenses and your own use cases. Each license manages one credential. Additional licenses can be acquired as a subscription or as a perpetual license. Please contact a Versasec reseller or Versasec directly to proceed.

Instant Setup!

It’s easy to get started and you can have the most common configuration (Windows Credential Logon) set up in minutes instead of days following our step-by-step tutorials. Once you have the initial use case configured you can build from there adding: User Self Service, Remote Operators and support for other secure devices including Virtual Smart Cards and Windows Hello for Business (WHfB). We support many different use cases; configuration options and our feature set are vast.

Use Case Guide: Windows Credential Logon

We will guide you through the initial setup all the way to you issuing and managing the lifecycle of your secure devices. Follow this guide on our Support Portal: Windows Credential Logon
Note: The PKI used in this example use case will be an MS CA. Other PKIs are also supported.


Complete Documentation is found on our Support Portal

Product News

vSEC:CMS Version 6.4 is now available. The new version incorporates a variety of enhancements, updates and automated tasks, including the following:

  • Microsoft Azure AD can now be connected to vSEC:CMS enabling customers to leverage their user information in the cloud.
  • Organizations with physical access credentials can now include these in their credential lifecycle management with vSEC:CMS. 
  • New supported credentials: HID Crescendo C2300, Thales eToken 5300C
  • FIDO enabled credentials can now be user self managed in the vSEC:CMS User application extending the new FIDO support to the remote workforce.
  • GP key and secure channel support added for Thales IDPrime MD 930.
  • macOS vSEC:CMS User application support for Thales eToken 5110/5100.

vSEC:CMS Suite

More information about the complete vSEC:CMS product suite

Migrate to vSEC:CMS

vSEC:CMS S-Series includes upgrade wizards that enables quick and simple upgrade paths from third party credential management systems.

Check out the details on how to upgrade from:


The product can be purchased from authorized vSEC:CMS integrators and resellers, via our partner reseller network or contact Versasec directly to let us help you find the best way forward.


The vSEC:CMS video content can be found here.

Supported Credentials

✔ – The credential is supported by the product.
L – Known limitations – check release notes.
For details about validated middleware/minidrivers check the Versasec support portal or contact us.

Product Features

The table below highlights the key features in the Versasec credential management product suites.




Product Features



User-Side Credential Operations

Agent-Side Credential Operations

  • Admin Key Change
  • Online Unblock User PIN
  • Offline Unblock User PIN (Operator Side)
  • User PIN Policy Update
  • Certificate Management (pfx or p12 Import, Delete)

Advanced Credential Operations

  • Admin Key Diversification
    from Hardware Protected Masterkey
  • User Fingerprint Policy Update
  • Batch Mode Support


  • Credential Repository
  • SQL-based Databases
  • Backup / Restore
  • Multi-forest & Multi-domain

Credential Management System Features




Product Features



Advanced Management Features

  • User Self-service and MS Credential Provider
  • Key Archive and Key Restore
  • Smart Card Stock Management
  • Granular Operator Permissions and Access Control
  • Card Printing and Batch Processing
  • Photo Capturing
  • Remote Security Device Management (RSDM)
  • Certificate Management using ACME
  • FIDO2 Management

Systems Integrations

  • Certification Authorities (MS CA, Entrust, DigiCert, EJBCA, GlobalSign...)
  • User Directories (LDAP, MS AD, Azure AD)
  • Physical Access System (RFID)
  • Identity Providers (IdP) using OIDC and LDAP
  • Windows Event Log
  • Mail Server (for PIN mailing)
  • Hardware Security Module (HSM)


  • SQL Database Interface
  • SOAP Helpdesk API
  • SOAP Lifecycle API
  • Web Start API
  • Plugin API
  • Physical Access System (PACS) API






Managed by Versasec
Perpetual Licenses
Installation Package
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✔ – The credential is supported by the product.
L – Known limitations – check release notes.
For details about validated middleware/minidrivers check the Versasec support portal or contact us.


Our product suite provides all the software tools to administrate and manage credentials in a secure and convenient way.

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