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Tag: AWS Encryption SDK

Improved client-side encryption: Explicit KeyIds and key commitment

November 1, 2021: AWS KMS is replacing the term customer master key (CMK) with AWS KMS key and KMS key. The concept has not changed. To prevent breaking changes, AWS KMS is keeping some variations of this term. More info. I’m excited to announce the launch of two new features in the AWS Encryption SDK […]

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How to enable encryption in a browser with the AWS Encryption SDK for JavaScript and Node.js

October 29, 2021: AWS KMS is replacing the term customer master key (CMK) with AWS KMS key and KMS key. The concept has not changed. To prevent breaking changes, AWS KMS is keeping some variations of this term. More info. In this post, we’ll show you how to use the AWS Encryption SDK (“ESDK”) for […]

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How to decrypt ciphertexts in multiple regions with the AWS Encryption SDK in C

November 1, 2021: AWS KMS is replacing the term customer master key (CMK) with AWS KMS key and KMS key. The concept has not changed. To prevent breaking changes, AWS KMS is keeping some variations of this term. More info. You’ve told us that you want to encrypt data once with AWS Key Management Service […]

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AWS Encryption SDK: How to Decide if Data Key Caching Is Right for Your Application

Today, the AWS Crypto Tools team introduced a new feature in the AWS Encryption SDK: data key caching. Data key caching lets you reuse the data keys that protect your data, instead of generating a new data key for each encryption operation. Data key caching can reduce latency, improve throughput, reduce cost, and help you […]

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New AWS Encryption SDK for Python Simplifies Multiple Master Key Encryption

September 8, 2021: AWS KMS is replacing the term customer master key (CMK) with AWS KMS key and KMS key. The concept has not changed. To prevent breaking changes, AWS KMS is keeping some variations of this term. More info. The AWS Cryptography team is happy to announce a Python implementation of the AWS Encryption SDK. […]

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