This is often a show stopper for highly regulated industries that need to meet intense legal requirements. And many organizations simply can’t accept handing over their keys to a cloud provider.
For organizations to fully embrace the cloud story and all the efficiencies it promises, they need to employ solid data security practices, including encryption that provides full control of keys residing within the organization.
Enable BYOK with Unified Key Management
Using KeyNexus’ UKM approach gives customers the ability to deploy a flexible architecture with an option to bring your own key (BYOK).
BYOK, also referred to as Customer-Supplied Encryption Keys (CSEK), gives business users an important encryption key management control for data held off premise in the cloud.
Using a public cloud and allowing businesses to keep exclusive control of the encryption is a popular trend. BYOK ensures encryption keys remain in the hands of the business, regardless of location. If the content owner disables access to the keys, it becomes impossible for the information to be decrypted by a third-party service provider or anyone else.
Key Advantages of BYOK: