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Thales Releases Advanced Encryption Solutions for Secure Docker Containers

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thby Angela Guess

A recent press release states, “Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, today announced the release of new capabilities for its leading Vormetric Data Security Platform. These advances extend data-at-rest security capabilities with deeply integrated Docker encryption and access controls, the ability to encrypt and re-key data without having to take applications offline, FIPS certified remote administration and management of data security policies and protections, and the ability to accelerate the deployment of tokenization, static data masking and application encryption.”

The release goes on, “Announced today by Thales: General availability of Vormetric Transparent Encryption Live Data Transformation Extension: A patented solution that enables organisations to deploy and maintain encryption with minimal downtime. Enables initial encryption and rekeying of previously encrypted data while in use. Available previously as a pilot – now generally available. Vormetric Transparent Encryption Docker Extension: Extends Vormetric Transparent Encryption’s OS-level policy-based encryption, data access controls and data access logging capabilities to internal Docker container users, processes and resource sets. Deploys and protects without the need to alter containers or applications. Enables compliance and best practices for encryption, control of data access, and data access auditing for container accessible information.

Read more at RealWire.

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