SafeNet, Inc. a global leader in information security, today announced that its server- and storage-based encryption will be available for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). SafeNet’s solutions provide a series of data security controls that can be implemented by customers to help meet compliance requirements, including the new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 2.0. These technologies include pre-launch authentication, storage encryption and key management for cloud environments.
With SafeNet ProtectV™ server- and storage-based encryption, customers can encrypt compliance-impacted data running on Amazon EC2and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volumes.
“We’re pleased to help our joint customers take advantage of SafeNet’s data encryption and key management for their applications running in the scalable and dynamic AWS environment,” said Terry Wise, Director of Business Development, Amazon Web Services LLC. “AWS provides businesses and developers around the world with highly reliable and secure technology infrastructure so they can instantly acquire compute power, storage, and other on-demand services in the cloud.”
SafeNet’s ProtectV™ Instance server-based encryption allows enterprises to manage a host of virtual services and control pre-launch authentication and authorization running in cloud environments. With SafeNet’s ProtectV™ Volume storage-based encryption, customers can encrypt block-level storage volumes to safeguard compliance-impacted information such as PII or cardholder data.
“With cloud computing, security is a shared responsibility between the cloud provider and customers,” said Russ Dietz, CTO, SafeNet. “We’re excited to work with Amazon Web Services to help our customers safeguard and control data and user access in a provable, evidentiary manner in transit and at rest.”
About the SafeNet Trusted Cloud Fabric
SafeNet delivers a complete cloud fabric for virtualized environments, enabling enterprises to ensure trust throughout the lifecycle of enterprise data. The SafeNet Trusted Cloud Fabric™ represents a complete ecosystem that weaves together persistent protection, elastic encryption, anchored identity, and secured communication. With these capabilities, SafeNet brings trust to customers by delivering ownership and control over how data is isolated, protected, and shared—even in multi-tenant cloud environments. An extension of SafeNet Information Lifecycle Protection, the SafeNet Trusted Cloud Fabric™ enables customers to seamlessly integrate any cloud model into their near-term and long-term security strategies.
For more information, visit safenet-inc.com/cloudsecurity.
About SafeNet, Inc.
Founded in 1983, SafeNet (safenet-inc.com) is a global leader in information security. SafeNet protects its customers’ most valuable assets, including identities, transactions, communications, data and software licensing, throughout the data lifecycle. More than 25,000 customers across both commercial enterprises and government agencies and in over 100 countries trust their information security needs to SafeNet.