Cloud Encryption

12.06.16

Cloud First, Encryption Second?

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Many do not consider the government an early adopter of technology or an operator of data centers at the bleeding edge of innovation. The Cloud First initiative was meant to drive greater adoption of cloud computing amongst government organizations to help achieve cost savings and all the other wonderful advantages that are driving commercial enterprises […]

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11.09.16

Data, Data and More Data – ‘to Protect’

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Every measure of growth for creation of digital data shows dramatic increases. It’s a major issue for data center architects, data center operators, and even consumers. Consumers face this issue as they chose new mobile devices, striving to have enough storage for the photos, emails, videos, music and digital crumbs of life that they accumulate […]

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10.18.16

Key Management, KMIP and VMware VM Encryption

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At VMworld in Barcelona VMware announced VMware VM Encryption as part of a larger vSphere 6.5 announcement. As a VMware partner (VMware is also a HyTrust investor) we are of course excited to see security being highlighted by VMware. I founded HyTrust in 2007 with the vision of enhancing security for VMware , which was […]

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09.20.16

Encryption – like Seat Belts

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Back in the day macho types, often wearing t-shirts and smoking Marlboros Reds, would tell you that they don’t wear seat belts because this lack of seat belts makes it more likely that they would be “thrown clear” in the event of an accident. Sounds pretty reasonable until you ponder where you might be “thrown […]

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08.17.16

Securing the Post-Chewy Center SDDC: Enhanced Multi-Cloud Workload Security

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Today we announced updates to our DataControl and CloudControl products to help provide even better protection for the new virtualized and multi-cloud enterprise. Over the past few years the data center has changed radically, but security has struggled to keep up, necessitating a new approach. John Kindervag at Forrester was one of the first to […]

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08.06.16

HyTrust DataControl now provides full KMIP server capabilities

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HyTrust and Cryptsoft recently announced that HyTrust are using Cryptsoft’s KMIP technology in our KeyControl encryption key management solution, which is part of our DataControl Cloud Encryption product. You can read the press release here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hytrust-datacontrol-adopts-cryptsoft-kmip-technology-300280867.html So what is KMIP? There have been many attempts over the years to produce a key management standard allowing […]

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06.10.16

Cloud Encryption: Cloud Minus the Angst

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This blog post is about cloud encryption and we’ll get to that, but first a little on change. Change, even change for the better, tends to be stressful.  Get a new car, you have to set up all the Bluetooth and media stuff. Get a new house and you need internet and utilities. Leave all […]

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06.01.16

Infosec Europe 2016 – Stand A105 – HyTrust will be there

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Once again this year, June 7-9, Infosec Europe is happening in London and this year’s show promises to be the best one yet. Last year the show had over 12,000 visitors from 80 countries. This year, we anticipate an even bigger and better turnout. We invite you to drop by for a shot or two […]

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01.06.16

FIPS 140-2 Level 1 for HyTrust Encryption Solution

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It is one thing to know you can do something, but it is a different thing to be certified and tested. While top security and performance have always been key to our product efforts, we haven’t always had the luxury of time and resources to take people off development efforts to pay necessary attention to […]

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