Experts challenge Skyhigh’s patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

Skyhigh  announced today that it has received a patent for its technology, which moves that encryption gateway into a hosted environment.

Enterprises looking to protect sensitive data stored in cloud services can funnel user traffic through on-premises encryption gateways that allow them to keep control of their encryption keys.

Moving the encryption process to Skyhigh’s servers allows for easier access by remote employees, mobile users, business partners, or customers, said Rajiv Gupta, Skyhigh’s CEO. He says the company offers these encryption gateways in various locations, allowing customers to comply with data residency and privacy laws.

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