Prioritize Enterprisewide Encryption for Critical Datasets

Archived Published: 28 June 2017 ID: G00331161


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Security and risk management leaders face a rapidly increasing volume and variety of complex data security challenges, both on-premises and in the cloud. Datasets must be prioritized for enterprisewide encryption to mitigate certain security threats and compliance requirements.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Prioritize Expenditures on the Protection of Datasets With the Highest Business Risk
    • Encrypt Only What's Necessary
    • Employ Enterprise Key Management
      • SEDs
      • HDD Controllers
      • TDE and File Encryption
      • Column Encryption, FPE and Tokenization
      • SaaS
      • IaaS Storage
      • Multiple Encryption Scenarios
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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