Entrust acquires HyTrust to offer identity, encryption and security policy control for cloud environments - Help Net Security

Entrust acquires HyTrust to offer identity, encryption and security policy control for cloud environments - Help Net Security

Entrust announced that it has acquired HyTrust. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed. By acquiring HyTrust, Entrust adds a critical management layer for encryption, cryptographic keys, and cloud security policy to its digital security solutions, serving the data protection and compliance needs of organizations accelerating their digital transformations.


“Enterprises are rapidly transforming to take advantage of the efficiencies and scale of cloud computing. In doing so, data protection and compliance are top of mind. That’s why we are excited to bring the HyTrust team and solutions to Entrust,” said Todd Wilkinson, President & CEO, Entrust.


“HyTrust solutions help enterprises manage, automate and scale security controls across computing environments. Now, customers can turn to Entrust as a single source for high-assurance data protection, identity and compliance solutions that allow enterprises to encrypt data and enforce security policy across virtualized, public and hybrid cloud environments.”


Based in Mountain View, Calif. and founded in 2007, HyTrust solutions automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking, and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.


HyTrust customers can accelerate cloud and virtualization cost savings while improving their security posture through real-time automation and security policy enforcement; adapting quickly to compliance requirements; and preventing unplanned outages.


HyTrust partners include VMware, IBM, Cisco, Intel, Google, Amazon, and In-Q-Tel. The privately held company has approximately 50 employees who will join Entrust with the acquisition.


“We are extremely pleased for HyTrust to join the Entrust team. Entrust is an established leader in data protection, identity and payment security solutions, with the crypto expertise and global reach to expand and support our solutions ar ..