Key Management as a Service Exposes Different Risks to Data in Public Clouds


Published: 19 December 2017 ID: G00337107

Analyst(s): | |

Purchase this Document

Price: $195.00 USD (PAGES: 11)

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above.

Summary

Incompatible encryption and key management services being offered by infrastructure as a service and platform as a service providers are complicating the building of cohesive data protection. When adopting cloud services, security and risk management leaders need to base multiple strategies on risk.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Identify and Prioritize Critical Datasets
    • Determine the Security Levels Needed for Each Dataset, and Implement Encryption
    • Match Security Policy Orchestration Needs With Available KMaaS Technology
      • Software-Based Key Management Services
      • Cloud HSM
      • BYOK
      • HYOK
      • MPC
      • Intel SGX and AMD SEV
    • Enforce Consistent Life Cycle Management Policies Across Clouds
    • Ensure All Cryptographic Operations Are Logged and Audited and Potential Security Events Are Alerted
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
© 2017 Gartner, Inc. and/or its Affiliates. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction and distribution of this publication in any form without prior written permission is forbidden. The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartners research may discuss legal issues related to the information technology business, Gartner does not provide legal advice or services and its research should not be construed or used as such. Gartner shall have no liability for errors, omissions or inadequacies in the information contained herein or for interpretations thereof. The opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Why Gartner

Gartner delivers the technology-related insight you need to make the right decisions, every day.

Find out more

Call +1 855-515-4486 or contact us

to become a Gartner client.