Designing and implementing a secure and usable key management system requires a clear understanding of how the system could go wrong. You need to drill down to the most granular level of details around usability, availability, heterogeneity, governance, and security. Each element can potentially impact the organization in terms reputational damage, regulatory penalties, and the costs associated with lost productivity and repeated iterations. 

So, what goes into selecting the right key management as a service to mitigate data security and privacy risks in the cloud? 

This latest report from Gartner covers: 

  • Identifying/prioritizing datasets subject to access/data residency restrictions 
  • Matching available KMaaS options that control data residency 
  • CSP HSM 
  • CSP KMaaS, Multicloud KMaaS 
  • Confidential Computing