Best Practice Report

Best Practices: Cloud Data Encryption

Cloud Data Encryption Is A Key Enabler Of Cloud Migrations

November 11th, 2020
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Merritt Maxim , Alexis Bouffard , Peggy Dostie

Summary

Cloud data encryption (CDE) is becoming a critical priority for firms and software vendors migrating their workloads and sensitive data to the cloud. CDE ensures that data is kept confidential, maintains its integrity, also allows security and risk (S&R) pros to meet regulatory compliance and data residency mandates. This report assesses and provides guidance on architectural options for encryption key management (including pros, cons, and best practices) and highlights application CDE integration best practices.

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