Gartner Research

Protecting Data at Rest

Published: 11 January 2012

ID: G00225398

Analyst(s): Trent Henry


Gartner's template on protecting data at rest shows the relationship between components that answer the question: How should enterprises protect valuable content when it's at rest (e.g., stored on disk, in repositories, and on tape)?

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Template Applicability

Template Map

Template Diagram

Template Description

  • Relocate Information or Move Offline
  • Full-Disk Encryption
  • File Encryption
  • Masking/Hashing
  • Host Agent
  • Terminal Server or VDI
  • Virtualized Access to Resources
  • Client/Server or Web Access to Resources
  • Outbound Gateway
  • Firewall
  • Inbound Gateway (and Application-Layer Traffic Protection)
  • Identity Management System
  • Repository
  • Server
  • Backup (Tape)
  • Backup Encryption
  • Network Encryption
  • Column Encryption
  • Application Encryption or Data Masking
  • Application Filters

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