Cloud Encryption and PCI thoughts

There is a lot of guidance and expertise on achieving PCI compliance. In virtualized and cloud computing environments it is trickier, yet a lot of expertise is building up there as well. Witness the venerable PCI Security Standards organization and its guideline for virtualization, which includes a section on cloud computing as well. Yet in […]

Porticor Wins Most Innovative Company Of The Year Honors In 2012 Stevie International Business Awards Program

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Porticor Earns Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and USA Award Category in World’s Premier Business Awards Program TEL AVIV, Israel – Aug. 16, 2012 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps […]

Cloud encryption: full disk vs. row level – The battle continues

Cloud encryption is a key component when it comes to cloud compliance. Surprisingly, companies we speak with, are many times confused themselves, and aren’t always certain what would be the best strategy for cloud encryption. As most sensitive data resides in a structured – database format, we’re often asked about the “best” cloud encryption approach […]

Cloud Security – Implementing a Secure Cloud Backup Case Study

Secure cloud backup is a scenario which increasingly gains traction. It allows organizations to implement an off-site backup while maintaining costs at a minimum. In this blog post I would like to focus on a specific use case of secure cloud backup. The system we describe is comprised of an on-premise replication server, Porticor Cloud […]

Cloud Encryption – Identifying the Right Cloud Database Encryption Strategy

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) database deployment is one of the most common cloud implementations we encounter, yet cloud encryption for databases remains a complex challenge. We often get questions around cloud database encryption methods (row/column level, vs. full disk, vs. application level encryption), and I would like to spend some time reviewing pros and […]

Porticor joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network to protect private information on AWS environments

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Porticor, a cloud data security company delivering a cloud-based data encryption solution, announced Thursday that it is now a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and AWS Marketplace, where the Porticor Virtual Private Data (Porticor VPD) system is available to AWS customers with a click of a button. The Porticor VPD system is a […]

Porticor Joins Amazon Web Services Partner Network To Help Further Protect Private Information In Amazon Web Services Environments

Porticor’s Virtual Private Data System Delivers Cloud Encryption with 1-Click Deployment Available from the AWS Marketplace   TEL AVIV, Israel – July 26, 2012 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering a cloud-based data encryption solution, today announced that it is now a member of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and […]