Advanced encryption that locks down ‘underlying data’ arrives to support ‘digital transformation’

May 22, 2018

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Encrypting data kept in storage (data at rest) as well as data as it is being transported from one server to another (data in transit) has become a standard business practice.

Yet there remains a singular security gap in the way companies collect, store, access and analyze business data, both on premises and, especially, in the cloud.

To do a simple database search — or to complete more sophisticated tasks, such as data analytics — stored data must first be decrypted. Or put another way, encrypting data often breaks applications…

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