SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014
Townsend Security today announced a partnership with IBM that brings the power of Alliance Key Manager to the IBM Cloud marketplace. Starting today, IBM clients can use Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud to manage their encryption keys with the same FIPS 140-2 compliant technology that is in the company’s hardware security module (HSM) and in use by over 3,000 customers worldwide.
As enterprises adopt the cloud, they bring their sensitive data with them – customer names, email addresses and other personally identifiable information (PII). By encrypting sensitive data and properly managing the encryption keys with Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud, enterprises can meet compliance regulations such as PCI DSS, FISMA, HIPAA, etc.
Available at no extra charge, Townsend Security includes ready-to-use security applications (SQL Server, Drupal, more), SDKs, and sample code (Java, C#, IBM i, more) for developers. Additionally, there are never extra fees for deploying client-side applications.
The IBM Cloud marketplace offers client’s access to more than 100 SaaS applications, IBM's Bluemix™ platform-as-a-service with its suite of composable services, the powerful SoftLayer infrastructure-as-a-service and IBM's rich intellectual capital and deep industry expertise. This single online destination with a suite of cloud services delivers a new buying experience for clients that enables line of business professionals to deploy new services faster; allows developers to build them with greater speed; and offers IT departments more creative, efficient and lower-cost ways to deliver these services.
"Beyond improving security, enterprises are realizing the benefits of encryption and key management by increasing business efficiency, reducing operational costs, and demonstrating compliance," said Patrick Townsend, CEO of Townsend Security. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with IBM and demonstrate our commitment to their customers’ data security by bringing Alliance Key Manager to IBM Cloud,” continued Townsend.
To learn more about leveraging Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud in the IBM Cloud marketplace and to get started, visit ibm.com/cloud/marketplace.
To learn more about Alliance Key Manager for IBM Cloud, visit http://townsendsecurity.com/products/encryption-key-management-for-IBM-cloud
About Alliance Key Manager
Townsend Security’s Alliance Key Manager allows enterprises to properly encrypt data and meet security requirements in less time and at a lower cost. Using the same FIPS 140-2 compliant key management technology available in Townsend Security’s HSM and in use by thousands of customers worldwide, Alliance Key Manager provides NIST validated encryption and full life-cycle management of encryption keys for a wide variety of applications to help organizations meet PCI DSS, HIPAA, and PII compliance.
About Townsend Security
Townsend Security creates data privacy solutions that help organizations meet evolving compliance requirements and mitigate the risk of data breaches and cyber-attacks. Companies worldwide trust Townsend Security’s NIST-validated and FIPS 140-2 compliant solutions to meet the encryption and key management requirements in PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, FISMA, GLBA/FFIEC, DIACAP, SOX, and other regulatory compliance requirements. Learn more at http://www.townsendsecurity.com.