Conditional Access System including SMS

CryptoGuard’s CAS is one of the most flexible and secure Pay-TV content protection solutions in the market today offering low entry cost and an attractive pay-as-you-grow business model. The system is ideal for securing any size of network and can scale from few hundreds to millions of subscribers.

CryptoGuard CAS has been audited by Farncombe (Cartesian) and utilizes advanced security for both Card-less and Card-based solutions to avoid device cloning, control word sharing or any other piracy threats. CryptoGuard always uses state-of-the-art EAL5+ certified smartcard chips.

CryptoGuard CAS includes SMS and is a feature-rich solution with open architecture and APIs for integration with third party systems, such as business applications, billing, CRM, EPG, data-mining etc. The future-oriented CAS supports any business model, includes SMS and can be extended with DRM and OTT for anywhere, any screen viewing experience.

CAS / Modules

CryptoGuard Module 512 Access Criterias

Access Criteria

Large variety of channel packages for both card based (512) and cardless (1024).

Advanced Security

Only trusted code can be executed on the STB

CryptoGuard Module API


The CryptoGuard SMS is based on a MySQL database and Linux. The architecture is open and there is a full set of APIs available for integration with third party systems, such as business applications, billing, CRM, data-mining, OTT system etc.

CryptoGuard Module Economy


Exports invoice rows from CryptoGuard’s SMS system to your own billing system. A customized solution can be made according to your requirements.

CryptoGuard Module Redundancy

ECM & EMM Redundancy

Additional ECM & EMM servers can be installed working redundant to each other, meaning if scrambler loses connection with main ECM server, it automatically connects to the spare server and vice versa.

CryptoGuard Module End user login

End user login

Enables End users to login and view their own profile, order new subscriptions and PPV as well as viewing their invoice history.

CryptoGuard Module EPG


EPG The CryptoGuard EPG server is divided in two parts, one server that is installed with the CAS and SMS and one central database that collects and distributes the EPG information to EPG customers.

CryptoGuard Module Fingerprinting

EMM/ECM Fingerprinting

Card number and/or IRD number can be displayed on the screen, on chosen services, to be able to track recorded copyrighted material.

CryptoGuard Module Force Tuning

Force Tuning

Forces the STB to tune to a specific service at a specific time.

CryptoGuard Module Subserver


When your network extends over a larger geographic area with different frequency tables or if you have several head ends, it can be necessary to separate components from the main server. An example is an additional PSI/SI server.

CryptoGuard Module OTA


Upgrades the software of your STB’s and CA modules Over-The-Air.

CryptoGuard Module Messaging


Send long messages, up to 2048 characters, to a STB. It is possible to schedule when they are sent, choose to which service, force their appearance and set the duration of the message.

Parental lock

Enables PIN code.


Functionality to preventing card sharing.

Pay Per Event

Purchase a pay-per-view event.

CryptoGuard Module PSI SI Inserter

PSI/SI Inserter

PSI / SI inserter describes to the recipients how the network is constituted. CryptoGuard CAS can hereby configure channel lists, frequency tables and the program guide. Data is generated to recipients as NIT, SDT, SDT other, TDT, TOT and EIT tables.

CryptoGuard Module Reseller-module


A custom designed page for resellers to add new customers, cards and subscriptions and also for printing signable customer contracts.

CryptoGuard Module Reports


Reports current and historical statistics of activations, subscriptions, customers, channels and other parts of the system. It is also simple to ad custom made reports.