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Idea from Karen Coleman

Title

Why Encryption Should be at the Application Level

Summary

Encrypting data only when it is at rest (at the volume level or at the disk) doesn’t protect data against modern persistent threats. This post will discuss why application layer encryption is such a critical part of limiting the attack surface and deterring data breaches.

Author

Karen Coleman

Keywords

  • encryption
  • network stack
  • application layer
  • data security
  • cryptography
  • cybersecurity
  • cyberattacks