Protecting data using encryption - Amazon Simple Storage Service

Protecting data using encryption

Data protection refers to protecting data while in-transit (as it travels to and from Amazon S3) and at rest (while it is stored on disks in Amazon S3 data centers). You can protect data in transit using Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) or client-side encryption. You have the following options for protecting data at rest in Amazon S3:

For more information about server-side encryption and client-side encryption, review the topics listed below.