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Storing Encryption Keys Outside the Cloud

Porticor Cloud Key Management Underscores Security as Enabler of Cloud

Startup Porticor (privately held) has released its “Virtual Private Data” solution for enterprises wishing to make more secure use of public cloud resources. Secure use of public resources requires encryption of data at rest and in motion, to minimize the possibility of even accidental data compromises.

39% of organizations say they have no plans to move any proprietary or sensitive data to cloud infrastructure, primarily because they cannot yet envision it as secure enough.



Secure encryption requires robust encryption key management, which in turn requires that the keys be stored outside the cloud rather than in it. Porticor offers a cloud-based key management solution that keeps the master keys for the data out of the cloud.

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Gilad Parann-Nissany, Founder and CEO at Porticor is a pioneer of Cloud Computing. He has built SaaS Clouds for medium and small enterprises at SAP (CTO Small Business); contributing to several SAP products and reaching more than 8 million users. Recently he has created a consumer Cloud at G.ho.st - a cloud operating system that delighted hundreds of thousands of users while providing browser-based and mobile access to data, people and a variety of cloud-based applications. He is now CEO of Porticor, a leader in Virtual Privacy and Cloud Security.

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