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Key Management and Encryption
Protecting Your Encryption Keys

Entrust KeyControl | Enterprise Key Management and Compliance Platform

Enterprises in KSA & UAE face challenges with traditional key management solutions when implementing cryptography on a large scale to safeguard applications, workloads, and data. Managing and monitoring the lifecycle of keys becomes difficult. Additionally, these solutions may not have the necessary sophisticated features to help companies meet compliance mandates and security policies effectively.

Businesses can effortlessly handle encryption keys on a large scale with Entrust KeyControl. By utilizing encryption algorithms certified under Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2, KeyControl streamlines the management of encrypted tasks by automating the lifecycle of encryption keys. This includes key storage, backup, distribution, rotation, and key revocation.

Why do KSA & UAE based Enterprises need Secure Key Management Services?

Businesses need secure key management for several critical reasons:

Protecting Sensitive Data

Encryption Backbone: Many businesses rely on encryption to safeguard sensitive information, like customer data, financial records, and intellectual property. Encryption keys act as the gatekeepers, and their security is paramount. Secure key management ensures these keys are properly stored, accessed, and used, preventing unauthorized decryption and data breaches.

Regulatory Compliance

Meeting the Standards: Data security regulations like PCI DSS, HIPAA, and GDPR often mandate specific key management practices. Secure key management helps businesses meet these requirements and avoid hefty fines for non-compliance.

Mitigating Security Risks

Reduced Vulnerability: Weak key management practices leave businesses vulnerable to various attacks, including key theft, unauthorized key duplication, and brute-force attacks. Secure key management minimizes these risks by establishing robust protocols for key generation, storage, access control, and rotation.

Ensuring Business Continuity

Access When Needed: Losing access to critical data due to misplaced or compromised keys can significantly disrupt operations. Secure key management ensures authorized personnel have access to the keys they need, when they need them, minimizing downtime and potential financial losses.

Benefits Beyond Security

Improved Operational Efficiency: Secure key management streamlines access control processes, allowing authorized personnel to access encrypted data efficiently. This reduces wasted time and frustration associated with cumbersome key management practices.

Enhanced Customer Trust: Demonstrating a commitment to robust data security fosters trust with customers. Secure key management showcases a proactive approach to safeguarding sensitive information, strengthening
customer relationships.

Implementing Secure Key Management:

Here are some key steps businesses can take to implement secure key management:

By prioritizing secure key management, businesses can significantly enhance their data security posture, ensure regulatory compliance, and build trust with customers and stakeholders.

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