- A collaborative solution that supports SAP’s commitment to ensuring customer data security when using the public cloud
- Allows organizations to meet compliance and regulatory requirements while leveraging SAP applications in the cloud
Thales has announced a new cloud data protection solution for customer data security within SAP applications in public cloud environments. New capabilities jointly provided by the two parties will enable organizations to own and centrally manage cryptographic keys that protect encrypted data on the public cloud, providing support to meet compliance and regulatory requirements.
Protecting sensitive data in the cloud enables customers to take full advantage of SAP’s capabilities, and enhanced Thales external key management is integrated with SAP Data Custodian to manage SAP data in public cloud environments. Security is ensured.
Dr. Wasif Gilani, Vice President and Head of SAP Data Custodian, said: “SAP Data Custodian was created to give customers confidence that their data is secure when using the public cloud. It is this mission to introduce Thales’ external key management services. Proving our commitment to, Thales’ unrivaled key management solution enables our customers to use familiar, reliable and quality keys when using Data Custodian. ”
Bringing centralized management of SAP Data to the public cloud
SAP users can leverage Thales’ CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager to bring foreign key management services to SAP Data Custodian . CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager ensures complete cryptographic key lifecycle management and provides centralized key management to maintain confidential SAP customer data management across multiple public clouds.
The integration of Thales’ CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager with SAP Data Custodian is a development of the long-term relationship between the two companies in cryptography and tokenization solutions. CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager not only allows SAP users to manage native cloud keys provided by cloud service providers, but also uses own keys (BYOK: Bring Your Own Key) and self-holding keys (HYOK: Hold Your Own Key). Is also supported to meet the needs of companies that need to maintain and manage their own secure keys for use in the cloud to achieve regulatory compliance.
Todd Moore, Senior Vice President of Cryptographic Products at Thales, said: “Corporate cybersecurity leaders know that foreign key management solutions are essential to protect valuable data assets in the cloud. With the integration of Thales’ Cipher Trust Cloud Key Manager with SAP Data Custodian, It makes it easier for users to manage their multi-cloud encryption keys across major cloud platforms. We continue to work with companies like SAP to meet the needs of our customers around the world. We will develop the data security solutions necessary for the cloud computing. ”
Thales and SAP’s proprietary key usage solutions are available today.
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