Data Protection for the Cloud

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Cloud and Virtualization gives you agility and efficiency to instantly roll out new services and expand your infrastructure. But the lack of physical control, or defined entrance and egress points, bring a whole host of security issues – data co-mingling, privileged user abuse, snapshots and backups, data deletion, data leakage, geographic regulatory requirements, cloud super-admins, and many more. Fortunately, experts agree that encryption is the unifying cloud security control, allowing you protect, control and comply.

SafeNet’s proven encryption and enterprise key management solutions turn any cloud environment into a trusted and compliant environment by solving the critical challenges of data governance, control, and ownership - no matter where you store your data.

Data Replication & Lack of Visibility

Snapshots and backups are taken daily, or even hourly, and automatically stored in the cloud.  Do you know where they’ve been stored, or who can move and copy them? Can you trace unauthorized copying of data?

New Class of Privileged Users

Virtualization and cloud computing require cooperation between security, storage, server, application, and cloud security admins – all with access to your most sensitive data. With this number of people, the risks of failing an audit, or an admin going rogue, grow exponentially.

Risk of Breach & Data Loss

In minutes, a disgruntled employee can load an entire virtual machine onto a thumb drive. Virtual data is easily lost or exposed as it moves between VMs or in the cloud. Can you prove that authorized users are accessing your data within their defined policies? Can you block access to compromised information?

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Cloud Encryption and Authentication Solutions

SafeNet has developed a comprehensive set of cloud security solutions so that businesses can enjoy the full benefits of cloud computing while maintaining control in virtual environments. These solutions provide a data-centric approach, and allow for the expansion of the existing cloud computing security. The end result: a seamless and secure cloud deployment.

Cloud and Virtual Data Center Migration

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More and more organizations are optimizing their environments by moving workloads to virtual machines (VMs) and the cloud. But many people hold on to the idea that virtualization isn’t a viable option because of the highly sensitive data they need to store and manage. On the contrary, with the right security mechanisms, any organization can migrate high-value data to the cloud or virtual data center.

How SafeNet Can Help:

Encryption for Sensitive Data in the Cloud

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SafeNet offers a complete ecosystem of security solutions that combine persistent protection, flexible encryption, identity protection, and secure communications. With these capabilities, SafeNet customers gain complete control over how data is isolated, protected and shared – even in multi-tenant cloud environments.

SafeNet Products That Help:

  • ProtectV: Unify encryption and control across virtualized and cloud environments, improving your business agility and lowering your costs. Learn More

  • KeySecure: Centralizes the management of encryption keys used for the protection of sensitive data in virtualized and cloud environments. Learn More

  • ProtectFile: Encrypt unstructured data and control access to sensitive folders and files. Learn More

  • ProtectDB: Database encryption for the sensitive corporate and customer information stored in databases in the cloud. Learn More

Secure Cloud-Based Applications

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While the migration of applications to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) enables dramatic savings for the company as well as improved access for users, this means that there is sensitive data in an environment that is not owned or under the control of the company. Without active protection of the applications, the potential risks associated with the loss of control and trust are significant.

How SafeNet Can Help:

  • ProtectApp: An application encryption solution deployed in combination with SafeNet KeySecure that supports a broad range of the most widely used Web application servers and enterprise applications – including those hosted on virtual machines and in the cloud. Learn More

  • SaaS Security: Protect access to cloud-based applications via centrally-managed strong authentication. Learn More

SafeNet's Cloud-Delivered "As-a-Service" Offerings

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SafeNet's cloud-delivered authentication and encryption solutions give organizations the means to improve responsiveness while protecting the sensitive data being accessed and created by users from an increasing amount and variety of endpoints.

SafeNet Products That Help:

Secure Cryptographic Keys in the Cloud

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The virtualized nature of the cloud removes many of the control points that have traditionally helped protect sensitive information stored in-house. Administrators should have key managent controls in place to ensure that they are the only ones with control of that data's cryptographic keys – especially when that data resides in the cloud.

SafeNet Products That Help:

  • Luna Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) provide FIPS and Common Criteria-certified storage of cryptographic keys, centralized key and policy management, sophisticated encryption, and a wide range of other control features that form the basis for secure, compliant cloud data operations. Learn More

  • KeySecure: Centralizes the management of encryption keys used for the protection of sensitive data in virtualized and cloud environments. Learn More

Securely Transmit Data to and from the Cloud

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Organizations using a mix of on-site data centers and cloud storage must ensure high-speed, low-latency, and – above all – secure communication between these environments. With SafeNet high-speed encryptors, companies can secure communications over all cloud-based and internally hosted sites, increase productivity, lower costs, and improve organizational flexibility. Learn About SafeNet High-Speed Encryption

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Cloud Data Security Resources


Virtual Data Center and Cloud - White Paper

A Keychain for the Cloud: Best Practices for Private and Hybrid Cloud Encryption [On-Demand Webinar]

Learn in detail how encryption is expanding as organizations of all shapes and sizes – and from a wide range of industries – migrate to virtual environments. This webinar covers several key management best practices to complete "the keychain" for organizations considering a move to the cloud.

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Securing Data in the Virtual Data Center and Cloud [White Paper]

Long an important security measure, encryption has emerged as a critical component to ensuring compliance in virtualized data centers and cloud environments. However, in order for encryption to be effectively, efficiently, and securely implemented in these emerging environments, there are several fundamental requirements that must be met. This paper provides an overview of these requirements.

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Informa - SafeNet ProtectV and KeySecure [Case Study]

For Informa, a business information provider, data is mission-critical. As they were looking to migrate their entire European data center to the cloud, they needed a data encryption solution that would provide the required security and controls to safeguard sensitive information—so they turned to SafeNet.

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Addressing PCI-DSS in Cloud and Virtual Environments - ProtectV [White Paper]

While many organizations find the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements challenging, most organizations recognize that security and compliance are part of a successful risk management strategy that requires continual enhancements as their IT operations evolve.

 
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