data at rest


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data at rest

Computer files that are used as reference, but are not often updated, if at all. They may reside on servers, in backup storage or on the user's own hard disk. Because there is so much data at rest within an enterprise, security consultants recommend encrypting all such files.
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ProtectFile enables companies of every size to lock down sensitive data at rest in clusters without impacting Hadoop performance, and can also support compliance mandates, such as PCI DSS and HIP, in big data implementations.
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Storage security appliances are the most common method of implementing encryption for data at rest today.
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