Develop Encryption Strategies for the Server, Data Center and Cloud

Archived Published: 20 February 2015 ID: G00272800


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Enterprises are faced with a growing complexity and array of data storage environments and encryption solutions. From the server to the cloud, CISOs should plot a course through the encryption options, evaluate their limitations and understand when to use encryption.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Consolidate the Storage of Regulated or Sensitive Data and Delete Data Not Associated to Business Processes to Simplify Management and Reduce Cost
    • Establish Access Controls to Sensitive Data for Authorized Users
    • Minimize the Number of Encryption Products in Use to Simplify the Key Management Operations
      • Self-Encrypting Drives (SEDs)
      • HDD Controllers
      • File Encryption
      • Format Preserving Encryption (FPE) and Tokenization
      • SaaS
      • IaaS and Virtual Machine (VM)
      • Multiple Encryption Scenarios
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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