Encryption vendor SafeNet is now offering technologies that help enterprises securely store and access information held in third-party data centers.

Companies are increasing shifting their computing to vendor-hosted data centers, which poses new challenges for how information is stored, moved and accessed, said Peter Schill, SafeNet’s director of channel sales, at Cebit on Wednesday.

Since company networks no longer have a traditional perimeter, the data itself must be controlled, he said.

“If you start to rent storage space here and computing power there, there is no control of who actually can access your data or manipulate your data,” Schill said. “Cloud computing is not a threat to security. It can be solved if you have the right technologies in place.”

SafeNet’s strategy is to focus on access control and encryption. The technology in one of the new products — intelligent authentication tokens — comes from SafeNet’s acquisition in January 2009 of Aladdin Knowledge Systems…

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