Cloud Encryption

Cloud encryption is recognized as a basic building block of cloud security. Data at rest is no longer between the proverbial "four walls" of the enterprise; the data owner is managing their own data with browsers and cloud APIs, and the concern is a hacker may do the same.
In this collection of articles, we explore topics such as the risk scenarios; cloud encryption for cloud database security, transparent data encryption in the cloud, integrity protection for cloud data security, and S3 encryption for Amazon Simple Storage Service.

MySQL encryption in the cloud: How to do it right

MySQL encryption

MySQL encryption is one of the most common use cases we’re seeing in infrastructure clouds. Enterprises or software as a service (SaaS) vendors store sensitive or regulated data in the cloud using MySQL, and the immediate consequence is a requirement for data encryption. Below, I’ll cover the MySQL encryption options used by our customers, analysis […]

Keeping Up with the 24×7 Pace of Social Media for Business with Always-On Cloud Encryption


Social media for business is a 24×7 flow of information and conversations. The world of social media today is well beyond its consumer beginnings, and is now heavily used by businesses. Read the full article on InfoTech Spotlight.

Is Cloud Security an Oxymoron?

vigilance security magazine

Cloud computing is increasingly becoming part of the enterprise IT landscape. In fact, a recent cloud security survey conducted by HP reveals that 70 percent of all respondents say their company is using some form of the cloud. Read the full article at Vigilance Security Magazine.

Porticor Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Product of the Year Award for Delivery of Complete Cloud Data Security

2014 TMC award

Porticor Honored for its Innovative Cloud Key Management and Data Encryption Solution Protecting Private Data Stored in the Cloud CAMPBELL, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2014 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based key management and data encryption  solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today […]

Industry Reactions to Devastating Sony Hack

Security Week

Ariel Dan, Co-Founder and Executive VP, Porticor: “…We learned that organizations should embrace an “encrypt everything” approach as we step into 2015. We should be able to guarantee that data is not exposed even if an organization has been infiltrated.” Read the full article on Security Week.

Things We Learned at AWS Re:Invent 2014

AWS reInvent

This year’s Amazon Web Services Re:Invent event was spectacular. We met many partners, customers, and friends and learned some amazing information. Cloud has become the new normal It is no longer a “disruptive technology” or industry jargon. The cloud is now ubiquitous, unavoidable, and a business (SME to large enterprises) “must-have.” AWS Data Centers There […]

The Benefits of Software-Defined Security

Information Security Buzz

At Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summit, analysts identified 2014’s Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. They singled out software-defined security as a trend to watch, stating that because its “impact on security will be transformational.” Read the full article at Information Security Buzz.