If you’ve been paying attention lately, you’ve probably heard of the latest trend in encryption that’s designed to help you better protect your organization’s data in the cloud: BYOK or Bring Your Own Key. In this scenario, your enterprise generates its own master key, which is then stored in secure dedicated Hardware Security Modules (HSMs). Amazon’s Cloud HSM service and Microsoft’s Key Vault are examples of services that support BYOK.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.