Encryption and Key Management for AWS

Alliance Key Manager for AWS

Encryption and Key Management for AWS
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Alliance Key Manager for AWS allows organizations to protect data easily in AWS while mitigating the risk of data loss in a cloud environment.  Using the same NIST compliant AES encryption and FIPS 140-2 compliant technology found in Townsend Security's HSMs, Alliance Key Manager for AWS brings strong encryption security and key management to Amazon Web Services as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI). 

Complete Cloud Data Encryption Solution

AWS Advanced Technology PartnerTownsend Security's Alliance Key Manager (AKM) for AWS allows enterprises to properly manage their encryption keys while meeting security requirements in less time and at a lower cost. While it is not possible to perform FIPS 140-2 validation in a cloud service provider context, Alliance Key Manager uses the same FIPS 140-2 compliant key management technology available in Townsend Security's HSM and in use by over 3,000 customers worldwide. Alliance Key Manager for AWS provides full life-cycle management of encryption keys for a wide variety of applications to help organizations meet PCI DSS, HIPAA, and PII compliance at an affordable price.
 

Ready to Use Virtual Appliance

When Alliance Key Manager for AWS is launched for the first time, it will automatically generate a certificate authority, client-side credentials, and create encryption keys that you can immediately use with SQL Server, Oracle, SharePoint, MySQL, and other applications you run in Amazon Web Services.
 

Cost-Effective Encryption Key Management

With no end-point license fees and adopting the AWS cloud computing model where users only pay for what they use, encryption and key management fits within the most modest budget.
 

Encryption Key Management, Wherever Your Data Is

Alliance Key Manager for AWS can be used to protect your data wherever it rests – whether it is in the cloud or in your on-site data center.  Businesses can trust that their data is safe with a proven encryption and key management solution.
 

Never Lose Access to Your Encrypted Data

Because Alliance Key Manager for AWS supports real-time key mirroring across different AWS availability zones, customers never have to worry about losing their encryption keys.  Alliance Key Manager for AWS was designed from inception to be a resilient, centralized encryption key management solution with seamless backup and recovery.
 

Client-Side Applications

At no extra charge, Alliance Key Manager for AWS includes ready-to-use security applications for Microsoft SQL Server Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and Cell Level Encryption, Microsoft SharePoint encryption, Key Connection for Drupal and other applications. There are never extra fees for deploying client-side applications.
 

Deployment Options to Meet Your Needs

Townsend Security offers the AWS customer a variety of choices about where to run Alliance Key Manager:

  • Amazon Web Services AMI
  • Virtual Private Cloud Within AWS
  • Cloud HSM
  • Hardware Security Module
  • VMware

 

 

 

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Certifications and Validations

NIST AES compliance (ECB and CBC modes of encryption)

NIST SHA validation

NIST RNG validation (x9.31)

NIST HMAC validation

NIST FIPS 140-2, level 1

OASIS KMIP

Databases

MySQL

Microsoft SQL Server

Key Sizes

AES 128, 192, 256 bit symmetric keys

RSA 1024,2048, 3072, 4096 bit asymmetric keys

Network Management

NTP

Syslog-ng

Automatic log rotation

Secure encrypted and integrity checked backups

Case Studies

Lockr Case Study

With easy and flexible deployment options, Alliance Key Manager has allowed Lockr to offer affordable secrets management to Drupal and WordPress users.

SlimTrader Protects Africa’s Personal Data

SlimTrader says, “AKM for AWS is a Godsend. Finally we can do encryption and key management properly.”

Solution Briefs

Alliance Key Manager for AWS

Encryption and Key Management in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Datasheets

Alliance Key Manager

Alliance Key Manager works with all major business platforms, cloud platforms, and leading encryption applications.

White Papers

Encryption Key Management in the AWS Cloud

While the AWS Key Management Service will help some better protect their sensitive data, it will not meet minimum standards and security requirements for many organizations.

How to Meet Best Practices for Protecting Information in AWS

Progress to the cloud is most often impeded by lingering questions surrounding the ability to demonstrate compliance and to illustrate control of sensitive data in cloud environments.