Standards-based key management appliance and encryption software deliver high assurance security, performance and scalability for open-source Hadoop and NoSQLPlantation, Fla and Mountain View, CA – July 28, 2015 – Thales, leader in critical information systems and cybersecurity, and Zettaset, a leader in big data security, announce the availability of a standards-based data encryption and key management solution designed for open source big data environments such as Hadoop and NoSQL. Organizations can now comply with government regulations and industry mandates for protecting data privacy.Thales keyAuthority® extends key management to Hadoop and NoSQL using Zettaset BDEncrypt™ client software to enable high performance and scalable encryption controls for the largest databases. Data-at-rest and in-motion is safeguarded, while maintaining operational efficiency and business continuity.The key storage, replication and backup provided by keyAuthority help ensure high availability, with redundant hardware for fault tolerance and recovery. The joint solution follows industry standards KMIP and PKCS#11 for interoperability within existing security frameworks. The joint solution includes: Thales keyAuthority, a hardened FIPS 140-2 Level 3 appliance that provides high assurance key management to users of storage applications and systems with embedded encryption. A unified management interface reduces silos while automating encryption controls for consistent security policy enforcement across global enterprises.BDEncrypt big data encryption software from Zettaset is performance-optimized for big data stores, enabling organizations to bring Hadoop and NoSQL databases into compliance with corporate and regulatory data protection initiatives such as HIPAA, HITECH, and PCI.Cindy Provin, president, Thales e-Security Inc., says:”The proliferation of big data platform deployments, many based on Hadoop and NoSQL, calls for security innovations to protect data in motion, data in use and data at rest. The scale of big data and its highly distributed nature require innovative adaptions for the problems of authentication, authorization and data protection in which cryptography plays a vital part. We are delighted to have partnered with Zettaset to deliver a high assurance encryption and key management solution for big data environments, easing the tensions between usability, performance, scalability and security.”Jim Vogt, CEO Zettaset says:”Zettaset is pleased to be partnering with Thales to deliver a proven, enterprise-class data protection solution for organizations that are scaling up their Hadoop and NoSQL environments and moving into production. IT teams deploying Hadoop and NoSQL are now realizing the security gaps that exist in these open source databases, and are looking for a high-assurance security solution that will provide protection and support compliance for big data in the enterprise.”Supporting resources:Thales keyAuthority Zettaset Secure Hadoop Encryption solution brief For industry insight and view on the latest key management trends check out our blog at Follow Thales e-Security on Twitter @Thalesesecurity, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTubeAbout ZettasetZettaset, a leader in big data security, is an ISV that delivers proven enterprise-class data security for Hadoop and NoSQL cluster environments. Unlike traditional security approaches, Zettaset data encryption, access-control, and authentication solutions are designed and optimized for today’s complex and demanding distributed-computing architectures. Enterprise customers can rely on Zettaset to deliver advanced Big Data security solutions that deliver performance and scalability, while easily fitting into existing enterprise IT security and policy frameworks.About Thales e-SecurityThales e-Security is a leading global provider of trusted cryptographic solutions with a 40-year track record of protecting the world’s most sensitive applications and information. Thales solutions enhance privacy, trusted identities, and secure payments with certified, high performance encryption and digital signature technology for customers in a wide range of markets including financial services, high technology, manufacturing, and government. Thales e-Security has a worldwide support capability, with regional headquarters in the United States, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. www.thales-esecurity.comAbout ThalesThales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets. With 61,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €13 billion in 2014. With over 20,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. Its unique international footprint allows it to work closely with its customers all over the world.Positioned as a value-added systems integrator, equipment supplier and service provider, Thales is one of Europe’s leading players in the security market. The Group’s security teams work with government agencies, local authorities and enterprise customers to develop and deploy integrated, resilient solutions to protect citizens, sensitive data and critical infrastructure. Drawing on its strong cryptographic capabilities, Thales is one of the world leaders in cybersecurity products and solutions for critical state and military infrastructures, satellite networks and industrial and financial companies. With a presence throughout the entire security chain, Thales offers a comprehensive range of services and solutions ranging from security consulting, intrusion detection and architecture design to system certification, development and through-life management of products and services, and security supervision with Security Operation Centres in France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.Media Contacts:Dorothée BonneilThales Media Relations – Security+33 (0)1 57 77 90 89dorothee.bonneil@thalesgroup.comLiz HarrisThales e-Security Media Relations+44 (0)1223 723612liz.harris@thales-esecurity.comJohn Armstrong for Source: RealWire

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