Data encryption addresses four major areas: data in motion, data stored on user devices, data stored on servers and data that is currently being used.
Today, most encryption efforts focus on data stored on servers because that is where the majority of big breaches take place.
“There are lots of different challenges,” said Sol Cates, chief security officer at Vormetric. “How do I do this at scale? And how do I do it across multiple application stacks, architectures, cloud services and legacy applications?”