Since we announced IBM Cloud Data Shield experimental, we have been hard at work helping our early adopters (Irene Energy and iExec) develop their Zero Trust platforms and building the next version of Data Shield. Today, we are excited to announce Data Shield beta!
Founded on the principle that the cloud offers a unique opportunity to do security right, IBM Cloud now offers an industry-first data-in-use protection solution for cloud-native applications. These new capabilities are poised to allow a new set of data-centric applications to move to the cloud, enabling enterprises to adopt cloud with confidence.
Announcing IBM Cloud Data Shield Experimental – Scalable Data-in-Use Protection for Your Container Workloads
Data Shield, powered by Fortanix, provides data-in-use protection for your container workloads running on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service. It leverages Intel® SGX technology to run code and data in CPU-hardened “enclaves” or a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE).
Certificate Manager keeps track of when your certificates expire, serves as a secure repository for TLS certificates and keys, and helps you securely deploy certificates to your cloud apps. We realize that many times, people get the alerts and notifications but fail to take necessary action, resulting in a service outage. In this article, we will discuss how to implement the callback URL to generate PagerDuty alerts for expiring certificates.
If you were using Certificate Manager in Beta, we have good news—you can continue to use your existing instances as is. There is no required migration, and you can continue to use Certificate Manager for free. For new users, you can go ahead and create a new instance and use for free also.