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Key Management Service

Overview#

Key Management Service (KMS or CKMS) is Key Management as a Service

Key Management Service may be performed by a Cloud Service Providers Key Management Services is available for Azure, Google Cloud Platform and AWS

Some also provide a Cloud computing Hardware Security Module (HSM) with Customer Managed Keys which allows you to keep encryption keys in one central cloud service, for direct use by other cloud resources and applications. With Cloud KMS you are the ultimate custodian of your data, you can manage encryption in the cloud the same way you do on-premises, and you have a provable and monitorable root of trust over your data.

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