Smallstep Workload Identity

Manage cryptographic identities across all your microservices, bots, virtual machines, and workloads using short-lived TLS certificates.

Built For Modern Systems and Platforms

Use certificates to move fast and confidently deploy code to new platforms and services.

Automated Credentials For All Your Things

Use DevOps-friendly integrations and workflows to take control of securing your workloads.

Developer-Friendly Defense-In-Depth

Use mTLS everywhere with a lightweight security toolchain that doesn't get in the way.

Automate Everything

Issue and renew certificates for all your things without human interaction.

Never Lose Sleep

Track issued credentials, list current identities, and get alerts on expiring certificates.


Highly available authorities, audit logs, export to SIEM, HSMs for private keys, and more.

Deploy Your Way

Managed, linked, or on-premise, the Smallstep Platform runs in your cloud of choice.

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Issue and renew cryptographically signed identities to all your workloads with the Smallstep platform.

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