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Defending Cloud Data with Infrastructure Encryption

Protecting data in the cloud is a top priority for most organizations as they adopt cloud computing. In some cases this is due to moving onto a public cloud, with the standard concerns any time you allow someone else to access or hold your data. But private clouds pose the same risks, even if they don't trigger the same gut reaction as outsourcing.

In this white paper, industry analyst Rich Mogull from Securosis explains methods to protect data stored in and used with Infrastructure as a Service, including the role of external key managers and hardware security modules (HSMs).