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ALSO CALLED: Data-at-Rest
DEFINITION: Data at rest is a term that is sometimes used to refer to all data in computer storage while excluding data that is traversing a network or temporarily residing in computer memory to be read or updated. Data at rest can be archival or reference files that are changed rarely or never; data at rest can also be data that is subject to regular but not constant change. Examples include vital corporate  … 
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Securing Data at Rest with Encryption
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of various methods for encrypting data at rest in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Amazon Web Services and Intel

Improving Regulatory Compliance with Encryption
sponsored by Utimaco Safeware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the role that encryption plays in minimizing your company's risk and helps IT directors, security officers, and executives meet confidentiality mandates and satisfy legal requirements within particular geographic regions.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Utimaco Safeware

Expert eBook: Encryption: Properly Securing Your Valuable Data
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
WHITE PAPER: Check out this expert eBook and learn about best practices and techniques for protecting your company's data with encryption technology.
Posted: 28 Oct 2008 | Published: 28 Oct 2008

Information Security Magazine

Information-Centric Security and Data Erasure
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Most data security spending today goes to protecting devices and infrastructure, while little goes to protecting the stored data itself. In this white paper ESG analysts discuss the particulars of information security and data erasure.
Posted: 26 Sep 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

EMC Corporation
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DATA AT REST DEFINITION (continued): …  files stored on the hard drive of an employee's notebook computer, files on an external backup medium, files on the servers of a storage area network (SAN), or files on the servers of an offsite backup service provider.Businesses, government agencies, and other institutions are concerned about the ever-present threat posed by hackers to data at rest. In order to keep data at rest from being accessed, stolen, or altered by unauthorized people, security measures such as data encryption and hierarchical password protection are commonly used. For some types of data, specific security measures are … 
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