How Enterprises Can Ensure NVMe Security In 2.0
SearchStorage, April 28th, 2022
May 8, 2022,
Volume 290, Issue 1

Today's world demands airtight security more than ever. Key NVMe security features, such as namespaces, the Lockdown command and TLS in NVMe over TCP, keep data safe.

Dave Raffo writes in SearchStorage, "NVMe is the dominant interface for enterprise SSDs, and both its uses and features are expanding. However, greater adoption of any enterprise technology shines a light on its gaps.

As with all storage, security is more about protecting data on drives than the drives themselves. In many ways, NVMe SSDs use similar security as other types of drives -- particularly in the areas of encryption and key management.

New developments specific to NVMe security bear watching. These include NVMe-oF and features added to the NVMe 2.0 specification released in mid-2021..."

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