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AWS Key Management Service

Easily create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data
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What is AWS Key Management Service?

AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data, and uses Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect the security of your keys. AWS Key Management Service is integrated with other AWS services including Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, and Amazon Redshift. AWS Key Management Service is also integrated with AWS CloudTrail to provide you with logs of all key usage to help meet your regulatory and compliance needs.
AWS Key Management Service is a tool in the Data Security Services category of a tech stack.

Who uses AWS Key Management Service?

Companies
52 companies reportedly use AWS Key Management Service in their tech stacks, including Slack, StreetHawk, and Giant Swarm.

Developers
59 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS Key Management Service.

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Why developers like AWS Key Management Service?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use AWS Key Management Service

AWS Key Management Service's Features

  • Centralized Key Management
  • Integrated with AWS services
  • Encryption for all your applications
  • Built-in Auditing
  • Fully Managed
  • Low-cost
  • Secure

AWS Key Management Service Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AWS Key Management Service?
Acra
It provides data protection in distributed applications, web and mobile apps with PostgreSQL, MySQL, KV backends through selective encryption.
AWS CloudHSM
The AWS CloudHSM service allows you to protect your encryption keys within HSMs designed and validated to government standards for secure key management. You can securely generate, store, and manage the cryptographic keys used for data encryption such that they are accessible only by you. AWS CloudHSM helps you comply with strict key management requirements without sacrificing application performance.
CrashPlan
It runs continually in the background of a device, providing constant backup of new files. Any time a new file is created or an existing file is changed, the product adds the file to a "to do" list.

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