File Fabric File Encryption Update

The File Fabric provides various forms of encryption to protect files which has been touched upon previously in blog posts:

Use Encryption to Continuously Protect Multi-Cloud Data With the Enterprise File Fabric

Using the File Fabric to Provide Security of Data Across Storage Silos With Streamed Encryption

GDPR Watch – Transparent encryption of data

Why you, and not your storage vendor, need to manage your encryption

Encryption can be managed by IT at a data storage or folder level and it can be integrated with separate encryption vault, such as the Hashicorp vault.

There is however another type of encryption that the File Fabric supports, that is often turned off for end users in a corporate setting but which can be useful for certain use cases. This is personal or end user manage encryption. This type of encryption enables end users, for whom this is made available, to add their own encryption key for file uploads. This encryption key is not stored on the server. If lost the file(s) that have been encrypted are unable to be decrypted.

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