Data security should be top of mind for CIOs. Data is foundational, often the bread and butter of the company. It is important to take the right measures to ensure that it is well protected, while making the most effective and efficient use of the security resources in the organization.
Our previous blog posting explained the need for more usable and effective intelligent key management solutions for enterprises. We defined intelligent key management as a centralized enterprise product that is application aware, and that works at the lowest possible layer to provide protection for that layer and all the layers above it.
Our previous blog posting established that storage encryption technologies, such as full disk encryption (FDE), and their associated key management functions should be separated from each other.