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encryption key

A set of bits used in an algorithm that turns text into a secret message. The key functions like a very long password to lock and unlock the data. See encryption algorithm.
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Drives using a Symwave 6316 controller store their encryption keys on the disk, encrypted with a known hardcoded AES-256 key stored in the firmware, so recovery of the data is trivial.
The solution provides organizations with full control of the encryption keys for both Windows and Linux virtual machines deployed throughout their hybrid clouds and validates the integrity of Windows virtual machines before they are allowed to boot.
8220;The top concern of enterprises moving to the cloud is data protection, and encryption key management is the cornerstone of a data protection strategy,” said Patrick Townsend, Founder and CEO of Townsend Security.
RLS-8500 Series libraries that incorporate encryption key management are currently being shipped from Qualstar.
With CA Encryption Key Manager, we can effectively mitigate this risk while reducing the time and effort required to secure our mainframe environment.
has been beta-testing the CA Encryption Key Manager for the past month.
Access to central key management functions should require a separate and optional strong authentication and management of encryption keys should be logged in an evidence-quality audit system.
The technology, dubbed CIPHERUNICORN-A, is based on a proprietary NEC technique that creates a number of fake encryption keys in addition to the true one, making transmissions especially difficult for potential intruders to crack.
SNW Europe --Spectra Logic, today announced a new enterprise-level encryption key management offering for its T-Series tape libraries.
The company's software-defined key management solution puts an end to risks around storing SQL Database Encryption Keys (DEK) on the database server, where they can be compromised or stolen.
Using the same FIPS 140-2 compliant technology that is in Townsend Security's hardware security module (HSM) and in use by over 3,000 customers, Alliance Key Manager for VMware brings a proven and mature encryption key management solution to virtualized environments, with a lower total cost of ownership.
April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RSA, The Security Division of EMC , today introduced a new offering, RSA(R) Key Manager (RKM) for the Datacenter, designed to centralize and streamline encryption key lifecycle management throughout the enterprise.