Protection of Security Information

National Instruments uses PGP keys to:

  • Sign e-mail messages so you can verify that they originated from NI and remain unaltered
  • Encrypt e-mail messages from security@ni.com containing sensitive information

Where to Find PGP

If you don’t already have a PGP application, you can find a commercial or free trial version of Symantec Desktop Email Encryption from Symantec Corporation. There is also a freeware distribution called GnuPG.

Download Symantec Desktop Email Encryption

Download GnuPG

NI PGP Key

In addition to copying the key block below, you can also download the key from http://keyserver.pgp.com. Wherever you obtain the PGP key, be sure to compare its fingerprint to the one listed below to detect impersonation.

Download the NI PGP Key

Key ID: 57EE97C5
Key Type: RSA
Expires: May 10, 2020
Key Size: 4096
Fingerprint: 477D B1C4 2348 635F 60DB 6831 F876 0E9F 57EE 97C5
Name: NI Product Security
 
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Verifying Message Authenticity

We always sign NI security announcements and mail messages with the NI PGP key. The signature is appended at the end of the message. Before you take action on any message, check the signature with PGP to verify that the message came from NI and is unaltered.

Encrypting Messages

Please use the NI PGP key to encrypt sensitive security information you send to security@ni.com.

Email security@ni.com