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Protect data with centralized key lifecycle management

IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager centralizes, simplifies and automates the encryption key management process to help protect encrypted data and simplify encryption key management. It offers secure, robust key storage, key serving and key lifecycle management for self-encrypting applications and solutions using interoperability protocols including KMIP, IPP and REST. Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager helps customers meet regulations such as PCI DSS, Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA by providing access control, key rotation and other automated key lifecycle management processes.


Centralized, transparent key management

Provides centralized, simplified and transparent key management through the secure storage of key material and the serving of keys at the time of use.

Simple, secure integration

Offers simple, secure integration with supported protocols including KMIP, IPP and REST.

Lower costs

Reduces key management costs by automating the assignment and rotation of keys.

Key features of IBM Security Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager

  • Enables multi-master clustering for flexibility, ease of use
  • Delivers secured key management
  • Meets technology requirements with flexibility in deployment
  • Provides more efficient and simplified key management
  • Reduces costs and improves operational efficiency
  • Speeds implementation and enables interoperability

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