Business Management

Selecting Encryption for "Data at Rest" in Back-End Systems

Provided by Thales eSecurity, Inc.

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 12

Publish Date April 26 2017

Date posted April 26 2017


Increasingly, organizations are relying on security technology that has proven effective in one area to work as a solution in another. However, this can often leave companies vulnerable to attack as a ‘one size fits all’ approach is rarely effective. Knowing what risks you are trying to address and finding a technology that works to specifically mitigate that problem is the only way to ensure complete protection. This paper looks at why you should use an encryption solutions to minimize risks to data at the endpoints and outlines why file-level encryption is a better fit for the risks associated with data at rest for back-end systems.

Recommended for You


How a Washington crackdown on Huawei could backfire for everyone

Phil Muncaster reports on China and beyond


5G is over-hyped and expectations need reining in

Dan Swinhoe casts a critical eye on the future


What can we learn from tech initiatives in the Middle East?

Keri Allan looks at the latest trends and technologies

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.


Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.



Should the government regulate Artificial Intelligence?