Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption: How To Choose the Right Encryption Key Management Solution

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption: How To Choose the Right Encryption Key Management Solution"

Transcription

1 Securing Data Stored On Tape With Encryption: How To Choose the Right Encryption Key Management Solution NOTICE This Technology Brief may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this Technology Brief is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment on the part of Quantum. Although using sources deemed to be reliable, Quantum assumes no liability for any inaccuracies that may be contained in this Technology Brief. Quantum makes no commitment to update or keep current the information in this Technology Brief, and reserves the right to make changes to or discontinue this Technology Brief and/or products without notice. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval systems, for any person other than the purchaser s personal use, without the express written permission of Quantum.

2 CONTENTS Why Encrypt Backup Tapes? The Importance of Encryption Key Management Quantum Encryption Key Manager (Q-EKM) Backup Application Managed Encryption Conclusion Encryption Key Management 2

3 Data security breaches are becoming increasingly expensive for organizations, and a variety of industry analysts agree that the costs of such incidents will continue to rise for the foreseeable future. While the legal, administrative and technology expenses resulting from lost data are significant, a new study claims the most significant cost may well be found in customer churn rates. According to a study by The Ponemon Institute, data breaches now cost organizations an average of $197 per compromised customer record, up from $182 in Most of the cost $128 out of the $197 is from lost business and having to acquire new customers. Average total per-incident costs of data breaches in 2007 were $6.3 million, compared to an average per-incident cost of $4.8 million in The cost of lost business accounts for nearly two-thirds of that total an average of $4.1 million, which represents a 30 percent increase over the previous year. Analysts say the rise in customer churn is easily explained. Increasingly tech-savvy consumers are quick to abandon organizations that fail to protect personal information. And they aren t likely to come back, either. Gartner analysts, meanwhile, estimate that the cost of sensitive data breaches will increase 20 percent per year through 2009 as financially motivated targeted attacks become more prevalent and new vulnerabilities continue to be reported. The good news is that encryption can dramatically reduce, if not eliminate, the risk of a data security breach. Furthermore, many organizations already have the tools in place to encrypt sensitive data. Nonetheless, organizations should develop sound encryption key management processes to minimize administrative overhead and maximize the value of data encryption. Why Encrypt Backup Tapes? When it comes to data management, today s enterprises must balance a number of divergent requirements that often compete for priority. Government and industry regulations, as well as sound business practices, mandate data security and privacy, while day-to-day operations demand data protection and fast recovery. Many organizations routinely store backup tapes off site to meet operational requirements and business continuity objectives. However, backup tapes can easily be lost during transport, and remote storage facilities may lack adequate security. As a result, lost or stolen backup tapes are an all-toocommon vector for data security breaches. Backup and archival solutions are designed only to preserve data; they don t protect against unauthorized access. Only data encryption can effectively safeguard sensitive data by rendering it unreadable without access to the encryption key. That s why experts recommend encryption as part of the routine backup process. The Importance of Encryption Key Management All Quantum LTO-4 tape drives encrypt data using the 256-bit AES algorithm recommended by the U.S. government for top secret data. The keys generated by the 256-bit AES algorithm are random strings of 256 bits that are essentially impossible to decipher through brute force. The data is useless without the correct encryption key to unlock the data. Encryption Key Management 3

4 As a result, encryption key management plays a vital role in any encryption solution. Simply writing down each key and its associated pass code defeats the purpose of encryption. The keys associated with each data set must be stored in a secure manner to ensure data privacy and security. Users of Quantum LTO-4 tape drives have two options for encryption key management: Quantum Encryption Key Manager (Q-EKM) and the encryption key management functionality built into leading backup applications. Each option offers unique benefits. Choosing the right solution depends upon the storage infrastructure and volume of data to be protected. Quantum Encryption Key Manager (Q-EKM) Q-EKM is a proven, easy-to-use, library-managed encryption solution designed to protect sensitive data throughout the enterprise. The Q-EKM software, which may be implemented on either a Windows or Linux server, is designed to generate and communicate encryption keys. It selects a pre-generated key from its key store, encrypts the key for transport and sends it to the LTO-4 drive, which decrypts the key and uses it to encrypt or decrypt the data. The key is not stored on the tape drive; an alias is used to relate each data set to the appropriate encryption key. The encryption keys generated by Q-EKM are transferred to each tape library out of band that is, outside of the backup data path with no impact to backup performance. Q-EKM s out-of-band methodology eliminates same system restore requirements, and enables the centralized storage, management and protection of encryption keys supporting multiple libraries across the distributed network. Administrators don t have to learn, support and manage multiple encryption solutions. Q-EKM was designed from the ground up for encryption key management. It is easy to set up, integrates seamlessly into the existing backup environment, and scales easily to meet changing demands. It can also be implemented in a redundant, high-availability configuration that replicates the key store for maximum protection. Most importantly, Q-EKM s set and forget design eliminates the need for administrators to manually track encryption keys and pass codes. This hands-off approach is ideal for organizations that back up large amounts of data, or have multiple, geographically dispersed tape libraries. Backup Application Managed Encryption A number of leading backup applications including CommVault, EMC Insignia, HP Data Protector, Symantec Backup Exec, Tivoli Storage Manager and Yosemite support data encryption and encryption key management. These solutions generate encryption keys using the AES-256 algorithm and transfer them in band, ahead of the data to be backed up. The software keeps track of the encryption key along with other information about the data set. A password or pass phrase is assigned to each key in order to protect the data set records and prevent access to the encryption keys. As a result, backup applications require a more hands-on approach to encryption key management than the Q-EKM solution. Administrators must keep a log of the pass codes associated with each key in order to decrypt the data. Furthermore, backup application managed encryption is not centralized. Because the keys are transferred in band, the encryption key management process is tied to a particular media server. Encryption Key Management 4

5 However, backup application managed encryption can be very effective for organizations that have a single tape library and modest backup demands. The encryption key management process is already built into the infrastructure there s no need to purchase, learn and manage a separate encryption product. And pass code tracking can easily be added to existing tape and data set management processes. Conclusion Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. With tens of million customer records compromised each year many of them on backup tapes businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity. Luckily, the data encryption capabilities built into every Quantum LTO-4 tape drive can help organizations prevent a costly and embarrassing security breach. The right encryption key management solution can help minimize the impact of encryption processes on IT operations. The encryption key management capabilities built into popular backup applications provide a cost-effective approach for organizations with a single tape library. For customers with multiple tape libraries distributed throughout the organization, Quantum s Q-EKM solution provides a robust, transparent, fully automated approach to enterprise encryption key management. For contact and product information, visit quantum.com or call Backup. Recovery. Archive. It s What We Do. About Quantum Quantum Corp. (NYSE:QTM) is the leading global storage company specializing in backup, recovery and archive. Combining focused expertise, customer-driven innovation, and platform independence, Quantum provides a comprehensive range of disk, tape, media and software solutions supported by a world-class sales and service organization. As a long-standing and trusted partner, the company works closely with a broad network of resellers, OEMs and other suppliers to meet customers evolving data protection needs Quantum Corporation. All rights reserved. Quantum, the Quantum logo, and all other logos are registered trademarks of Quantum Corporation or of their respective owners. Protected by Pending and Issued U.S. and Foreign Patents, including U.S. Patent No WP00124 Aug 2008

Solutions for Encrypting Data on Tape: Considerations and Best Practices

Solutions for Encrypting Data on Tape: Considerations and Best Practices Solutions for Encrypting Data on Tape: Considerations and Best Practices NOTICE This white paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this white paper is subject to

More information

Energy and Space Efficient Storage: Multi-tier Strategies for Protecting and Retaining Data

Energy and Space Efficient Storage: Multi-tier Strategies for Protecting and Retaining Data Energy and Space Efficient Storage: Multi-tier Strategies for Protecting and Retaining Data NOTICE This White Paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this White

More information

WHITE PAPER WHY ORGANIZATIONS NEED LTO-6 TECHNOLOGY TODAY

WHITE PAPER WHY ORGANIZATIONS NEED LTO-6 TECHNOLOGY TODAY WHITE PAPER WHY ORGANIZATIONS NEED LTO-6 TECHNOLOGY TODAY CONTENTS Storage and Security Demands Continue to Multiply.......................................3 Tape Keeps Pace......................................................................4

More information

Quantum DXi6500 Family of Network-Attached Disk Backup Appliances with Deduplication

Quantum DXi6500 Family of Network-Attached Disk Backup Appliances with Deduplication PRODUCT BRIEF Quantum DXi6500 Family of Network-Attached Disk Backup Appliances with Deduplication NOTICE This Product Brief contains proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this

More information

eztechdirect Backup Service Features

eztechdirect Backup Service Features eztechdirect Backup Service Features Introduction Portable media is quickly becoming an outdated and expensive method for safeguarding important data, so it is essential to secure critical business assets

More information

Backup and Recovery: The Benefits of Multiple Deduplication Policies

Backup and Recovery: The Benefits of Multiple Deduplication Policies Backup and Recovery: The Benefits of Multiple Deduplication Policies NOTICE This White Paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this White Paper is subject to change

More information

Introduction. Ease-of-Use

Introduction. Ease-of-Use Remote Data Backup Introduction Computers are the default storage medium for most businesses and virtually all home users. Because portable media is quickly becoming an outdated and expensive method for

More information

Online Backup Solution Features

Online Backup Solution Features CCC Technologies, Inc. 700 Nicholas Blvd., Suite 300 Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 877.282.9227 www.ccctechnologies.com Online Backup Solution Features Introduction Computers are the default storage medium

More information

Evolved Backup Features Computer Box 220 5th Ave South Clinton, IA 52732 www.thecomputerbox.com 563-243-0016

Evolved Backup Features Computer Box 220 5th Ave South Clinton, IA 52732 www.thecomputerbox.com 563-243-0016 Evolved Backup Features 1 Contents 3 Introduction 3 Ease-of-Use Simple Installation Automatic Backup Off-Site Storage Scalability File Restoration 24/7 6 Security File Compression Encryption Transmission

More information

Enterprise Data Protection

Enterprise Data Protection PGP White Paper June 2007 Enterprise Data Protection Version 1.0 PGP White Paper Enterprise Data Protection 2 Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY...3 PROTECTING DATA EVERYWHERE IT GOES...4 THE EVOLUTION

More information

nwstor Storage Security Solution 1. Executive Summary 2. Need for Data Security 3. Solution: nwstor isav Storage Security Appliances 4.

nwstor Storage Security Solution 1. Executive Summary 2. Need for Data Security 3. Solution: nwstor isav Storage Security Appliances 4. CONTENTS 1. Executive Summary 2. Need for Data Security 3. Solution: nwstor isav Storage Security Appliances 4. Conclusion 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The advantages of networked data storage technologies such

More information

SVA Backup Plus Features

SVA Backup Plus Features 1221 John Q. Hammons Drive Madison, WI 53717 P.O. Box 44966, Madison, WI 53717 P: 608.826.2400 TF: 800.366.9091 F: 608.831.4243 www.sva.com Introduction Computers are the default storage medium for most

More information

Sales Tool. Summary DXi Sales Messages November 2009 6 NOVEMBER 2009. ST00431-v06

Sales Tool. Summary DXi Sales Messages November 2009 6 NOVEMBER 2009. ST00431-v06 Summary DXi Sales Messages November 2009 6 NOVEMBER 2009 ST00431-v06 Notice This Sales Tool contains proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this Sales Tool is subject to change

More information

Quantum StorNext. Product Brief: Distributed LAN Client

Quantum StorNext. Product Brief: Distributed LAN Client Quantum StorNext Product Brief: Distributed LAN Client NOTICE This product brief may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this product brief is subject to change without

More information

The ROI of Tape Consolidation

The ROI of Tape Consolidation The ROI of Tape Consolidation NOTICE This white paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this white paper is subject to change without notice and does not represent

More information

Pros 4 Technology Online Backup Features

Pros 4 Technology Online Backup Features Pros 4 Technology Online Backup Features Introduction Computers are the default storage medium for most businesses and virtually all home users. Because portable media is quickly becoming an outdated and

More information

DELL POWERVAULT LIBRARY-MANAGED ENCRYPTION FOR TAPE. By Libby McTeer

DELL POWERVAULT LIBRARY-MANAGED ENCRYPTION FOR TAPE. By Libby McTeer DELL POWERVAULT LIBRARY-MANAGED ENCRYPTION FOR TAPE By Libby McTeer CONTENTS ABSTRACT 3 WHAT IS ENCRYPTION? 3 WHY SHOULD I USE ENCRYPTION? 3 ENCRYPTION METHOD OVERVIEW 4 LTO4 ENCRYPTION BASICS 5 ENCRYPTION

More information

Enterprise Key Management: A Strategic Approach ENTERPRISE KEY MANAGEMENT A SRATEGIC APPROACH. White Paper February 2010 www.alvandsolutions.

Enterprise Key Management: A Strategic Approach ENTERPRISE KEY MANAGEMENT A SRATEGIC APPROACH. White Paper February 2010 www.alvandsolutions. Enterprise Key Management: A Strategic Approach ENTERPRISE KEY MANAGEMENT A SRATEGIC APPROACH White Paper February 2010 www.alvandsolutions.com Overview Today s increasing security threats and regulatory

More information

Data deduplication technology: A guide to data deduping and backup

Data deduplication technology: A guide to data deduping and backup Tutorial Data deduplication technology: A guide to data deduping and backup Data deduplication is now a mainstream feature in data backup and recovery with an extensive range of vendors offering many different

More information

techsafe Features Technology Partners - 2955 20th Street - Vero Beach, FL 32960 - www.techpart.net - (772) 299-5178 Page 1/9 0910080-01

techsafe Features Technology Partners - 2955 20th Street - Vero Beach, FL 32960 - www.techpart.net - (772) 299-5178 Page 1/9 0910080-01 techsafe Features Page 1/9 Contents 3 Introduction 3 Ease-of-Use Simple Installation Automatic Backup Off-Site Storage Scalability File Restoration 24/7 5 Security File Compression Encryption Transmission

More information

DXi Accent Technical Background

DXi Accent Technical Background TECHNOLOGY BRIEF NOTICE This Technology Brief contains information protected by copyright. Information in this Technology Brief is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment on

More information

Self-Encrypting Hard Disk Drives in the Data Center

Self-Encrypting Hard Disk Drives in the Data Center Technology Paper Self-Encrypting Hard Disk Introduction At least 35 U.S. states now have data privacy laws that state if you encrypt data-at-rest, you don t have to report breaches of that data. U.S. Congressional

More information

Accelerating Backup/Restore with the Virtual Tape Library Configuration That Fits Your Environment

Accelerating Backup/Restore with the Virtual Tape Library Configuration That Fits Your Environment Accelerating Backup/Restore with the Virtual Tape Library Configuration That Fits Your Environment A WHITE PAPER Abstract: Since VTL uses disk to back up data, it eliminates the media and mechanical errors

More information

Extended Data Life Management:

Extended Data Life Management: TECHNOLOGY BRIEF Extended Data Life Management: Protecting Data Over Long Periods of Time NOTICE This Technology Brief may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this Technology

More information

Product Brief. DC-Protect. Content based backup and recovery solution. By DATACENTERTECHNOLOGIES

Product Brief. DC-Protect. Content based backup and recovery solution. By DATACENTERTECHNOLOGIES Product Brief DC-Protect Content based backup and recovery solution By DATACENTERTECHNOLOGIES 2002 DATACENTERTECHNOLOGIES N.V. All rights reserved. This document contains information proprietary and confidential

More information

secure Agent Secure Enterprise Solutions

secure Agent Secure Enterprise Solutions secure Agent Secure Enterprise Solutions SecureAgent Software The Secure Data Solution U.S. Patent 7,293,179; European Patent 1669872; and Others Pending Midrange Systems SecureAgent Software 2448 E 81

More information

EMC VMAX3 DATA AT REST ENCRYPTION

EMC VMAX3 DATA AT REST ENCRYPTION EMC VMAX3 DATA AT REST ENCRYPTION ABSTRACT In the interconnected world, data and intellectual property is the highest value currency which can be held by corporations. From recent newsworthy examples,

More information

Service Overview CloudCare Online Backup

Service Overview CloudCare Online Backup Service Overview CloudCare Online Backup CloudCare s Online Backup service is a secure, fully automated set and forget solution, powered by Attix5, and is ideal for organisations with limited in-house

More information

RSA SECURE WEB ACCESS FOR HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS

RSA SECURE WEB ACCESS FOR HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS RSA SECURE WEB ACCESS FOR HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS Security solutions for patient and provider access AT A GLANCE Healthcare organizations of all sizes are responding to the demands of patients, physicians,

More information

A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data: How archiving is a vital tool as part of a data centre cost savings exercise

A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data: How archiving is a vital tool as part of a data centre cost savings exercise A Best Practice Guide to Archiving Persistent Data: How archiving is a vital tool as part of a data centre cost savings exercise NOTICE This White Paper may contain proprietary information protected by

More information

D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication

D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication D2D2T Backup Architectures and the Impact of Data De-duplication NOTICE This White Paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this White Paper is subject to change

More information

Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers New Encryption Capabilities

Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers New Encryption Capabilities WHITE PAPER: ENTERPRISE SECURITY Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers New Encryption Capabilities White Paper: Enterprise Security Symantec Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers Contents Executive

More information

Protecting Your Business from Costly Data Theft: Why Hardware-Based Encryption Is the Answer

Protecting Your Business from Costly Data Theft: Why Hardware-Based Encryption Is the Answer Protecting Your Business from Costly Data Theft: Why Hardware-Based Encryption Is the Answer The Data Breach Epidemic Continues.. 1 Data Encryption Choices for Businesses................... 2 The Hardware

More information

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with Pros 4 Technology Online Backup and Archiving Services

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with Pros 4 Technology Online Backup and Archiving Services Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with Pros 4 Technology Online Backup and Archiving Services Introduction Patient privacy has become a major topic of concern over the past several years. With the majority of

More information

Scalar i500. The Intelligent Midrange Library Platform FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Scalar i500. The Intelligent Midrange Library Platform FEATURES AND BENEFITS AUTOMATION Scalar i500 The Intelligent Midrange Library Platform 1 TO 18 DRIVES 41 TO 409 CARTRIDGES MODULAR GROWTH, CONTINUOUS ROBOTICS CAPACITY-ON-DEMAND iplatform ARCHITECTURE AND ilayer MANAGEMENT

More information

White Paper. 1 800 FASTFILE / www.ironmountain.ca Page 1

White Paper. 1 800 FASTFILE / www.ironmountain.ca Page 1 White Paper LIVEVAULT Top 10 Reasons for Using Online Server Backup and Recovery Introduction Backup of vital company information is critical to a company s survival, no matter what size the company. Recent

More information

ARCHIVE CLOUD CONTENT COMPLIANCE INFORMATION SIMPLE, OPTIMIZATION RECOVERY ACCESSIBILITY RETENTION CONTINUITY IMATION STORAGE

ARCHIVE CLOUD CONTENT COMPLIANCE INFORMATION SIMPLE, OPTIMIZATION RECOVERY ACCESSIBILITY RETENTION CONTINUITY IMATION STORAGE COMPLIANCE INFORMATION OPTIMIZATION RECOVERY SIMPLE, ARCHIVE CLOUD CONTENT DATA SECURE, MIGRATION STORAGESCALABLE ACCESSIBILITY RETENTION CONTINUITY IMATION STORAGE FLEX YOUR STORAGE OPTIONS IMATION SCALABLE

More information

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Help maintain business continuity through efficient and effective storage management IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Highlights Increase business continuity by shortening backup and recovery times and maximizing

More information

ETERNUS CS800 data protection appliance featuring deduplication to protect your unique data

ETERNUS CS800 data protection appliance featuring deduplication to protect your unique data data protection appliance featuring deduplication to protect your unique data Just for a moment imagine your daily business from a different perspective We lift you up where you belong Forget the constraints

More information

CYBER SECURITY: NAVIGATING THE THREAT LANDSCAPE

CYBER SECURITY: NAVIGATING THE THREAT LANDSCAPE CYBER SECURITY: NAVIGATING THE THREAT LANDSCAPE WHITE PAPER www.cibecs.com 2 Table of ontents 01 02 03 04 05 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: CYBER SECURITY MANAGING YOUR ATTACK SURFACE DATA VULNERABILITY 1 THE ENDPOINT

More information

More enhanced features.

More enhanced features. More enhanced features. Saves time and lowers cost. Upgrade today for complete data and system protection across your virtual and physical server environments. Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 NEW agents for

More information

Top 10 Reasons for Using Disk-based Online Server Backup and Recovery

Top 10 Reasons for Using Disk-based Online Server Backup and Recovery ADVISORY Top 10 Reasons for Using Disk-based Online Server Backup and Recovery INTRODUCTION Backup of vital company information is critical to a company s survival, no matter what size the company. Recent

More information

Kaspersky Lab s Full Disk Encryption Technology

Kaspersky Lab s Full Disk Encryption Technology Kaspersky Lab s Full Disk Encryption Technology In the US alone, an estimated 12,000 laptops are lost or stolen each week. According to the Ponemon Institute, a laptop is stolen every 53 seconds; more

More information

Oracle Database Backup Service. Secure Backup in the Oracle Cloud

Oracle Database Backup Service. Secure Backup in the Oracle Cloud Oracle Database Backup Service Secure Backup in the Oracle Cloud Today s organizations are increasingly adopting cloud-based IT solutions and migrating on-premises workloads to public clouds. The motivation

More information

W H I T E P A P E R T h e C r i t i c a l N e e d t o P r o t e c t M a i n f r a m e B u s i n e s s - C r i t i c a l A p p l i c a t i o n s

W H I T E P A P E R T h e C r i t i c a l N e e d t o P r o t e c t M a i n f r a m e B u s i n e s s - C r i t i c a l A p p l i c a t i o n s Global Headquarters: 5 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 USA P.508.872.8200 F.508.935.4015 www.idc.com W H I T E P A P E R T h e C r i t i c a l N e e d t o P r o t e c t M a i n f r a m e B u s i n e

More information

Paxata Security Overview

Paxata Security Overview Paxata Security Overview Ensuring your most trusted data remains secure Nenshad Bardoliwalla Co-Founder and Vice President of Products nenshad@paxata.com Table of Contents: Introduction...3 Secure Data

More information

Is online backup right for your business? Eight reasons to consider protecting your data with a hybrid backup solution

Is online backup right for your business? Eight reasons to consider protecting your data with a hybrid backup solution PARTNER BRIEF: IS ONLINE BACKUP RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?........................................ Is online backup right for your business? Eight reasons to consider protecting your data with a hybrid Who

More information

ACER ProShield. Table of Contents

ACER ProShield. Table of Contents ACER ProShield Table of Contents Revision History... 3 Legal Notices... 4 Executive Summary... 5 Introduction... 5 Protection against unauthorized access... 6 Why ACER ProShield... 7 ACER ProShield...

More information

Healthcare Compliance Solutions

Healthcare Compliance Solutions Healthcare Compliance Solutions Let Protected Trust be your Safe Harbor In the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH), the U.S. Department of Health and Human

More information

Protecting Data with a Unified Platform

Protecting Data with a Unified Platform Protecting Data with a Unified Platform The Essentials Series sponsored by Introduction to Realtime Publishers by Don Jones, Series Editor For several years now, Realtime has produced dozens and dozens

More information

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with eztechdirect Online Backup and Archiving Services

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with eztechdirect Online Backup and Archiving Services Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with eztechdirect Online Backup and Archiving Services Introduction Patient privacy continues to be a chief topic of concern as technology continues to evolve. Now that the majority

More information

Informatica Dynamic Data Masking

Informatica Dynamic Data Masking Informatica Dynamic Data Masking Preventing Data Breaches with Benchmark-Proven Performance WHITE PAPER This document contains Confidential, Proprietary and Trade Secret Information ( Confidential Information

More information

Securing Data in the Cloud

Securing Data in the Cloud Securing Data in the Cloud Meeting the Challenges of Data Encryption and Key Management for Business-Critical Applications 1 Contents Protecting Data in the Cloud: Executive Summary.....................................................

More information

HIPAA Security Matrix

HIPAA Security Matrix HIPAA Matrix Hardware : 164.308(a)(1) Management Process =Required, =Addressable Risk Analysis The Covered Entity (CE) can store its Risk Analysis document encrypted and offsite using EVault managed software

More information

WHITE PAPER. HIPAA-Compliant Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

WHITE PAPER. HIPAA-Compliant Data Backup and Disaster Recovery WHITE PAPER HIPAA-Compliant Data Backup and Disaster Recovery DOCUMENT INFORMATION HIPAA-Compliant Data Backup and Disaster Recovery PRINTED March 2011 COPYRIGHT Copyright 2011 VaultLogix, LLC. All Rights

More information

Why cloud backup? Top 10 reasons

Why cloud backup? Top 10 reasons Why cloud backup? Top 10 reasons HP Autonomy solutions Table of contents 3 Achieve disaster recovery with secure offsite cloud backup 4 Free yourself from manual and complex tape backup tasks 4 Get predictable

More information

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with AcclaimVault Online Backup and Archiving Services

Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with AcclaimVault Online Backup and Archiving Services Ensuring HIPAA Compliance with AcclaimVault Online Backup and Archiving Services 1 Contents 3 Introduction 5 The HIPAA Security Rule 7 HIPAA Compliance & AcclaimVault Backup 8 AcclaimVault Security and

More information

EMC DATA DOMAIN ENCRYPTION A Detailed Review

EMC DATA DOMAIN ENCRYPTION A Detailed Review White Paper EMC DATA DOMAIN ENCRYPTION A Detailed Review Abstract The proliferation of publicized data loss, coupled with new governance and compliance regulations, is driving the need for customers to

More information

Dell NetVault Backup Plug-in for Advanced Encryption 2.2. User s Guide

Dell NetVault Backup Plug-in for Advanced Encryption 2.2. User s Guide Dell Backup Plug-in for Advanced Encryption 2.2 2014 Dell Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This guide contains proprietary information protected by copyright. The software described in this guide is furnished

More information

Using Data Encryption to Achieve HIPAA Safe Harbor in the Cloud

Using Data Encryption to Achieve HIPAA Safe Harbor in the Cloud Using Data Encryption to Achieve HIPAA Safe Harbor in the Cloud 1 Contents The Obligation to Protect Patient Data in the Cloud................................................... Complying with the HIPAA

More information

Things You Need to Know About Cloud Backup

Things You Need to Know About Cloud Backup Things You Need to Know About Cloud Backup Over the last decade, cloud backup, recovery and restore (BURR) options have emerged as a secure, cost-effective and reliable method of safeguarding the increasing

More information

SMART. SIMPLE. SAFE. Imation RDX. removable hard disk storage system

SMART. SIMPLE. SAFE. Imation RDX. removable hard disk storage system SMART. SIMPLE. SAFE. Imation RDX removable hard disk storage system IMATION CORP Imation is a leading global developer and marketer of branded products that enable people to capture, save and enjoy digital

More information

Data deduplication in the modern data backup system

Data deduplication in the modern data backup system E-Guide Data deduplication in the modern data backup system Deduplication technology can save as much as 90% of the space in your data center. That s if you do everything right. When choosing an approach

More information

Complying with PCI Data Security

Complying with PCI Data Security Complying with PCI Data Security Solution BRIEF Retailers, financial institutions, data processors, and any other vendors that manage credit card holder data today must adhere to strict policies for ensuring

More information

WHITE PAPER. BIG DATA: Managing Explosive Growth. The Importance of Tiered Storage

WHITE PAPER. BIG DATA: Managing Explosive Growth. The Importance of Tiered Storage WHITE PAPER BIG DATA: Managing Explosive Growth The Importance of Tiered Storage CONTENTS Introduction............................................................... 3 An Eye Toward Archiving.....................................................

More information

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Better Together Writer: Bill Baer, Technical Product Manager, SharePoint Product Group Technical Reviewers: Steve Peschka,

More information

Online Transaction Processing in SQL Server 2008

Online Transaction Processing in SQL Server 2008 Online Transaction Processing in SQL Server 2008 White Paper Published: August 2007 Updated: July 2008 Summary: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 provides a database platform that is optimized for today s applications,

More information

Blaze Vault Online Backup. Whitepaper Data Security

Blaze Vault Online Backup. Whitepaper Data Security Blaze Vault Online Backup Version 5.x Jun 2006 Table of Content 1 Introduction... 3 2 Blaze Vault Offsite Backup Server Secure, Robust and Reliable... 4 2.1 Secure 256-bit SSL communication... 4 2.2 Backup

More information

SecureD Technical Overview

SecureD Technical Overview WHITEPAPER: SecureD Technical Overview WHITEPAPER: SecureD Technical Overview CONTENTS section page 1 The Challenge to Protect Data at Rest 3 2 Hardware Data Encryption Provides Maximum Security 3 3 SecureD

More information

What You Need to Know About Cloud Backup: Your Guide to Cost, Security, and Flexibility

What You Need to Know About Cloud Backup: Your Guide to Cost, Security, and Flexibility Your Guide to Cost, Security, and Flexibility What You Need to Know About Cloud Backup: Your Guide to Cost, Security, and Flexibility 10 common questions answered Over the last decade, cloud backup, recovery

More information

Quantum Q-Cloud Backup-as-a-Service Reference Architecture

Quantum Q-Cloud Backup-as-a-Service Reference Architecture Quantum Q-Cloud Backup-as-a-Service Reference Architecture NOTICE This Technology Brief may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this Technology Brief is subject to change

More information

Healthcare Compliance Solutions

Healthcare Compliance Solutions Privacy Compliance Healthcare Compliance Solutions Trust and privacy are essential for building meaningful human relationships. Let Protected Trust be your Safe Harbor The U.S. Department of Health and

More information

RSA Solution Brief RSA. Encryption and Key Management Suite. RSA Solution Brief

RSA Solution Brief RSA. Encryption and Key Management Suite. RSA Solution Brief RSA Encryption and Key Management Suite The threat of experiencing a data breach has never been greater. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, since the beginning of 2008, the personal information

More information

Securing the Service Desk in the Cloud

Securing the Service Desk in the Cloud TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER Securing the Service Desk in the Cloud BMC s Security Strategy for ITSM in the SaaS Environment Introduction Faced with a growing number of regulatory, corporate, and industry requirements,

More information

Preemptive security solutions for healthcare

Preemptive security solutions for healthcare Helping to secure critical healthcare infrastructure from internal and external IT threats, ensuring business continuity and supporting compliance requirements. Preemptive security solutions for healthcare

More information

A Strategic Approach to Enterprise Key Management

A Strategic Approach to Enterprise Key Management Ingrian - Enterprise Key Management. A Strategic Approach to Enterprise Key Management Executive Summary: In response to security threats and regulatory mandates, enterprises have adopted a range of encryption

More information

Is it Safe? The business impact of data protection. Bruce Master IBM LTO Program

Is it Safe? The business impact of data protection. Bruce Master IBM LTO Program Is it Safe? The business impact of data protection. Bruce Master IBM LTO Program Linear Tape-Open, LTO, LTO Logo, Ultrium and Ultrium Logo are trademarks of HP, IBM and Quantum in the US and other countries.

More information

Decrypting Enterprise Storage Security

Decrypting Enterprise Storage Security Industry Trends and Technology Perspective White Paper Trends and options for securing enterprise data and storage By Greg Schulz Founder and Senior Analyst, the StorageIO Group December 11 th, 2006 With

More information

WHITE PAPER. HIPPA Compliance and Secure Online Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

WHITE PAPER. HIPPA Compliance and Secure Online Data Backup and Disaster Recovery WHITE PAPER HIPPA Compliance and Secure Online Data Backup and Disaster Recovery January 2006 HIPAA Compliance and the IT Portfolio Online Backup Service Introduction October 2004 In 1996, Congress passed

More information

MySQL Security: Best Practices

MySQL Security: Best Practices MySQL Security: Best Practices Sastry Vedantam sastry.vedantam@oracle.com Safe Harbor Statement The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes

More information

Securing Data in the Virtual Data Center and Cloud: Requirements for Effective Encryption

Securing Data in the Virtual Data Center and Cloud: Requirements for Effective Encryption THE DATA PROTECTIO TIO N COMPANY Securing Data in the Virtual Data Center and Cloud: Requirements for Effective Encryption whitepaper Executive Summary Long an important security measure, encryption has

More information

Service Overview. Business Cloud Backup. Introduction

Service Overview. Business Cloud Backup. Introduction Service Overview Business Cloud Backup Techgate s Business Cloud Backup service is a secure, fully automated set and forget solution, powered by Attix5, and is ideal for organisations with limited in-house

More information

HIPAA COMPLIANCE AND DATA PROTECTION. sales@eaglenetworks.it +39 030 201.08.25 Page 1

HIPAA COMPLIANCE AND DATA PROTECTION. sales@eaglenetworks.it +39 030 201.08.25 Page 1 HIPAA COMPLIANCE AND DATA PROTECTION sales@eaglenetworks.it +39 030 201.08.25 Page 1 CONTENTS Introduction..... 3 The HIPAA Security Rule... 4 The HIPAA Omnibus Rule... 6 HIPAA Compliance and EagleHeaps

More information

Making Endpoint Encryption Work in the Real World

Making Endpoint Encryption Work in the Real World Endpoint Data Encryption That Actually Works The Essentials Series Making Endpoint Encryption Work in the Real World sponsored by Ma king Endpoint Encryption Work in the Real World... 1 Th e Key: Policy

More information

A New Era in Data Protection. Enterprise-Class Data Backup for Smaller Businesses

A New Era in Data Protection. Enterprise-Class Data Backup for Smaller Businesses A New Era in Data Protection Enterprise-Class Data Backup for Smaller Businesses THE NEED: Better Backup Solutions For Small Business INTRADYN provides proven solutions designed to let you concentrate

More information

Solutions for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance

Solutions for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance White Paper Solutions for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance Troy Herrera Sr. Field Solutions Manager Juniper Networks, Inc. 1194 North Mathilda Avenue Sunnyvale, CA

More information

RDX. removable hard disk storage system. smart. simple. safe.

RDX. removable hard disk storage system. smart. simple. safe. RDX removable hard disk storage system smart. simple. safe. D a t a b a c k u p j u s t b e c a m e e a s i e r Imation Corp. is the only company in the world solely focused on the development, manufacture

More information

Tandberg Data Storage Solutions

Tandberg Data Storage Solutions Backup in a Virtual Environment with Tandberg Data using RDX QuikStation and Tape Automation Virtual environments are growing in the SMB market. Virtualization enables computers to run multiple operating

More information

White paper. Why Encrypt? Securing email without compromising communications

White paper. Why Encrypt? Securing email without compromising communications White paper Why Encrypt? Securing email without compromising communications Why Encrypt? There s an old saying that a ship is safe in the harbour, but that s not what ships are for. The same can be said

More information

Leading Autoloader Customer Purchase Requirements

Leading Autoloader Customer Purchase Requirements WHITE PAPER Leading Autoloader Customer Purchase Requirements Notice This White Paper may contain proprietary information protected by copyright. Information in this White Paper is subject to change without

More information

WHITE PAPER. Storage Savings Analysis: Storage Savings with Deduplication and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10

WHITE PAPER. Storage Savings Analysis: Storage Savings with Deduplication and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Storage Savings Analysis: Storage Savings with Deduplication and Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Copyright Acronis, Inc., 2000 2009 Table of contents Executive Summary... 3 The Importance of Deduplication...

More information

BACKUP ESSENTIALS FOR PROTECTING YOUR DATA AND YOUR BUSINESS. Disasters happen. Don t wait until it s too late.

BACKUP ESSENTIALS FOR PROTECTING YOUR DATA AND YOUR BUSINESS. Disasters happen. Don t wait until it s too late. BACKUP ESSENTIALS FOR PROTECTING YOUR DATA AND YOUR BUSINESS Disasters happen. Don t wait until it s too late. OVERVIEW It s inevitable. At some point, your business will experience data loss. It could

More information

The Shortcut Guide To

The Shortcut Guide To tm The Shortcut Guide To Securing Your Exchange Server and Unified Communications Infrastructure Using SSL Don Jones Ch apter 3: Best Practices for Securing Your Exchange Server... 32 Business Level Concerns

More information

Remote Data Management & Backup with Snap EDR

Remote Data Management & Backup with Snap EDR Remote Data Management & Backup with Snap EDR CONTENTS Abstract...1 Understanding the Challenges of Remote Data...1 Key Considerations for Managing Remote Data...1 Additional Requirements for Remote Data

More information

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE: KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS

QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE: KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE: FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM-SIZE BUSINESSES DISK-BASED BACKUP DXi4000 SERIES DEDUPLICATION APPLIANCES Patented data deduplication technology reduces disk requirements by 90% or more Scalable

More information

Securing Data on Portable Media. www.roxio.com

Securing Data on Portable Media. www.roxio.com Securing Data on Portable Media www.roxio.com Contents 2 Contents 3 Introduction 4 1 The Importance of Data Security 5 2 Roxio Secure 5 Security Means Strong Encryption 6 Policy Control of Encryption 7

More information

CA XOsoft Content Distribution v4

CA XOsoft Content Distribution v4 PRODUCT BRIEF: CA XOSOFT CONTENT DISTRIBUTION CA XOsoft Content Distribution v4 CA XOSOFT CONTENT DISTRIBUTION (FORMERLY CA XOSOFT WANSYNC CD) IS A SIMPLE, HIGHLY FLEXIBLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE CONTENT DELIVERY,

More information

Email Encryption Made Simple

Email Encryption Made Simple Email Encryption For Organizations Large or Small Table of Contents Introduction 3 Who is reading your email? 3 The Three Options Explained 3 Organization-to-organization encryption 3 Secure portal or

More information

EMC Retrospect 7.5 for Windows. Backup and Recovery Software

EMC Retrospect 7.5 for Windows. Backup and Recovery Software EMC Retrospect 7.5 for Windows Backup and Recovery Software Data Protection for Small and Medium Business EMC Retrospect backup and recovery software delivers automated, reliable data protection for small

More information