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What would happen if your backup tapes and disposed disk drives were lost or stolen? When data at rest encryption keys are secure, the threats of financial loss and damage to your company's reputation are significantly lowered.The HP StorageWorks Secure Key Manager reduces your risk of a costly data breach and reputation damage while improving regulatory compliance with a secure centralized encryption key management solution for HP LTO-4 enterprise tape libraries and Encryption SAN Switches. The Secure Key Manager automates key management based on security policies for multiple encryption clients. This occurs transparent to ISV backup applications. The Secure Key Manager is a hardened server appliance delivering secure identity-based access, administration and logging with strong auditable security designed to meet the rigorous FIPS 140-2 security standards. Additionally, the Secure Key Manager provides reliable lifetime key archival with automatic multi-site key replication, and high availability clustering. Encryption clients can access the cluster using flexible path and node failover capabilities.The HP StorageWorks Secure Key Manager provides centralized key management for HP StorageWorks Enterprise Storage Libraries (ESL) E-series Tape Libraries, HP StorageWorks Enterprise Modular Library (EML) E-series Tape Libraries and the HP StorageWorks Encryption SAN Switch. In addition to the clustering capability, the Secure Key Manager provides comprehensive backup and restore functionality for keys, as well as redundant device components and active alerts. The Secure Key Manager supports policy granularity such as a key per library partition to a key per tape cartridge and allows for additional client types in the future needing key management services. Keep your confidential data secure yet highly available with automated management for your encryption keys using the HP Secure Key Manager, a member of the "HP Secure Advantage" portfolio.