Leading Provider of Enterprise Encryption for Physical, Virtual and Cloud Environments to Help Shape Data Protection Best Practices and Standards
SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 24, 2011 – Thales eSecurity, Inc., the leader in enterprise systems encryption and key management for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is a non‐profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Thales is a recognized visionary and thought leader in data security for its transparent, granular and high‐performance approach to encryption.
With the increasing migration and distribution of data from physical servers to cloud infrastructures, enterprises need to maintain enterprise‐class security controls and audit capabilities regardless of the location of sensitive and regulated information. Thales brings unique cloud security expertise to the CSA. In addition, Todd Thiemann, Thales eSecurity's new senior director of product marketing, is Co‐Chair of the CSA Solution Provider Advisory Council.
“Thales has a built a strong reputation for simplifying the complex problems related to enterprise encryption and key management. They bring the CSA hands‐on experience in solving data security challenges in the cloud,” said Jim Reavis, executive director, Cloud Security Alliance. “We are pleased to welcome Thales and look forward to their input for developing working solutions to the cloud security problems we face today.”
“Security is the number one barrier to enterprises realizing the cost savings and business agility benefits of cloud computing. We are delighted to contribute our expertise to help CSA develop best practices and overcome enterprise security impediments to placing sensitive data in the cloud,” said Ashvin Kamaraju, VP of Product Development for Thales
About the Cloud Security Alliance
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not‐for‐profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.
About Thales eSecurity
Thales is the leader in enterprise systems encryption and key management for physical, virtual and cloud environments. The Vormetr ic Data Security product line provides a single, manageable and scalable solution to encrypt any file, any database, any application, anywhere it reside. Thales achieves strong encryption without sacrificing application performance or creating key management complexity. The most security conscious organizations and government agencies in the world, including 7 of the Fortune 10, have standardized on Thales to provide strong, easily manageable data security. For more information visit: https://cpl.thalesgroup.com.
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