Data Encryption and Key Management are two critical components of a robust cybersecurity strategy for modern organizations.
Data encryption involves the process of transforming plain text data into an unreadable format using an encryption algorithm. Encrypted data can only be accessed and deciphered by those with the necessary decryption key, making it an effective method for protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access, data breaches, and other cyber threats.
Key management refers to the processes and tools used to create, distribute, store, rotate, and revoke encryption keys. Effective key management is essential for maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of encrypted data. Keys must be kept secure, rotated regularly, and access to keys must be granted only to authorized personnel.
Together, data encryption and key management can help organizations protect their sensitive data, intellectual property, and other valuable assets from cyber threats.