Securing Data to Accelerate Digital Transformation
As organizations deploy digital transformation programs and move their environments to the Cloud, they often find that existing security solutions are difficult to use and hinder the sharing of data. Together, Atos and Virtru work to prevent cloud providers from accessing their most sensitive data. By enhancing email security and maintaining data ownership and enabling collaboration, while preserving cloud-native features, Virtru and Atos enable organizations to fully experience the digital workplace. The joint solution is offered as part of Atos’ Data Sanctuary service, providing a secure digital workplace in a cloud environment built upon three objectives: Security, Sovereignty, and Collaboration. Virtru enhances the Data Sanctuary by protecting private and regulated data across cloud-based and hybrid environments.
Virtru + Atos Joint Solution built on Three Objectives
- Protect against information leakage
- Log and monitor all the accesses
- Enhance email security
- Independence from US laws
- Ownership/control of data
- Mastery of identities
- Exchange of documents
- Agile & collaborative work
- 100% Digital Workplace
How Does it Work?
Pairing Virtru’s data-centric, end-to-end encryption with Atos’ TrustWay Hardware Security Module (HSM), customers can securely migrate to the cloud while ensuring that their data is never accessible to their cloud provider or other third parties. The Atos HSM brings an extra security layer by further protecting the keys used to encrypt the customers’ data and generated by Virtru. This solution is available on-premise or as-a-service, depending on customer requirements
Encryption keys are stored in Atos Trustway HSM and Virtru Customer Key Server (CKS) is used to facilitate communication between the HSM and Virtru ACM. Leveraging the PKCS #11 and KMIP protocols, CKS processes encryption and decryption requests on the Virtru platform by securely accessing Atos-managed private keys. Virtru ACM continues to support authorization workflows on the front-end. The solution enables organizations to maintain complete control of all of their Virtru-protected data.
Key Benefits of the Partnership
- Easy to use
- Fully integrated with Gmail
- Key operations managed by a trusted partner
- Ability to audit and/or revoke access anytime
“Our Hardware Security Module with state-of-the art encryption, completed with Virtru’s software encryption solution, offers ultimate security for digital workplaces – thus facilitating day-to-day work and ensuring complete end-to-end data encryption for our clients, in both cloud and hybrid environments”
– Alexis Caurette, VP Head of Cybersecurity Products, Atos