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What is AWS CloudHSM?

AWS CloudHSM is a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) that enables you to easily generate and use your own encryption keys on the AWS Cloud.

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AWS CloudHSM is a cloud-based hardware security module (HSM) that enables you to easily generate and use your own encryption keys on the AWS Cloud.


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Cloud Specialist
Computer Software
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

AWS Cloud HSM is a cloud based hardware security module for your application or services on aws.It enables you to generate and use your own encryption keys on aws cloud.The best part is that you can use your custom generated encryption keys on a FIPS 140-2 level 3 compliant HSM.If you are not a cloud security guy,you might not get what it is,but briefly it is a high standard security hardware based module.It also protects your keys which is really required.Regarding the cost,as all aws services are comparatively low in cost,AWS CloudHSM offers pay as you go feature so that you pay as you use the service which eliminates useless costs.It is overall a good hardware security solution for aws. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I have nothing to dislike about aws cloud HSM. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Whenever you develop web services and webapps using aws or any other cloud services you require it to be secured from the worldy threats and cloud HSM is one of such service which provides hardware based security module for your aws services.It offers custom encryption key generation and also protects them using Virtual private cloud which is the reason I recommend using aws Cloud HSM. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I develop webservices and webapps for my clients using aws services.CloudHSM is one of the service which I tend to use regularly with almost all of my applications because it provides the best encryption security using Hardware security module.It helps me secure my webapps with much ease and also it provides best security so I use AWS cloud hsm. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Cloud Architect
Information Technology and Services
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

i have been using AWS CloudHSM for 2-3 years , AWs CloudHSM provides you with validated HSM under your exclusive control , and it also provide HSM within your VPC , it becomes very easy to secure our business secrete data and workloads , it's very easy to mordanise workloads using AWS CloudHSM , it brings the robust security and total control of traditional HSMs within AWS , by integrating AWS CloudHSM with AWS key management service we can manage all kinds of keys securely and efficiently too , it's reliable because all kind of communication with your HSM is encrypted End to End for better security , single tenant access level 3 validated hardware , it uses transparent data encryption for oracle databases easily! Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

quality of service is not so good , some times it doesn't support scale-ability while expanding your infrastructures , other than this everything is best!! Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

one of the best service for secure and fast application development , it helps you secure and keep control of your own encryption keys in the AWS cloud!! Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

we are using AWS HSM for managing and developing secure application !! Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Information Technology Manager
Program Development
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Aws CloudHSM is so easy to set up and initialize, and even more easier to monitoring and manage, brings high level of security and encryption, i can make a cluster with few clicks, in few minutes, also i can make cluster from backups, thats save so much time, and one of the best things is it is pay as you go. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

AWS CloudHSM is one of the best HSM i have ever used, until now there is nothing bad what i found, but if i have to say something what i dislike i will say, the prices change depends of the location of aws server. And there can be a noticiable diference between them. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Use AWS CloudHSM always when you want or need a high lvl of encryption for your data, it work for small or big projects, there is a lot information about how to use, on their website, if you have any question i am sure you will found it there. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is pay as go, that makes AWS CloudHSM perfect for scalable projects, also is very powerful, and easy to set up, that is very important, because i can be sure the data will be safe and i don't have to spent many time configuring it, that let me focus on other things. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Data Security
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

My favorite part is that there is no upfront cost to using this feature. It lets you focus completely on the task at hand before worrying about payment. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The user interface could be more user friendly, Ive had to teach colleagues how to use this before and it always is a process. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Dont let the UI / UX fool you this a great tool with a bit of a learning curve. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are decrypting our data for our website Lawyer Legion. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CL
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

When you use an HSM from AWS CloudHSM, you can perform a variety of cryptographic tasks. AWS CloudHSM provides hardware security modules in the AWS Cloud. Using these cryptographic operations provides secure storage for cryptographic keys. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

If you want a managed service for creating and controlling your encryption keys, you have to use AWS Key Management Service. Which is an extra charge and service and charge. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I believe this is a great solution for medium to large companies. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The AWS CloudHSM service helped us with regulatory compliance Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UC
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

it's easy to implement, you could decide to turno it on and turn it off in a while. You will also understand soon the cost and you could calculate the right ROI Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

You have to click a lot to understand the cost but you will understand it and it will be it. No doubts. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I didn't install anything on my side, no cost of infrastructure, no cost of maintenance, no variable costs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UM
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
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Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Perfect, it meets all of my demands and does exactly what I want it too when I want it done. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

My biggest concern is customer support and figuring out how to navigate the software. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Transferring files to and from my different buildings throughout the country. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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AC
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
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Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
Business partner of the seller or seller's competitor, not included in G2 scores.
What do you like best?

IT is easy to use. Not a big learning curve to pick up Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Nothing. It shows tremendous value. Great product to use and have Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Easy to setup. Dont think too hard Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Security concers are addressed. It shift responsibility to AWS. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I like the concept of physical security in cloud. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Over all good product but more expansive and management of it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

compliance & security Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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EF
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

Simple out of the box solution to meet the business needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Not applicable as there is no issues and delivered as designed Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Not applicable Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Secrets management Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UF
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: G2 Gives Campaign
What do you like best?

easy to use for the small environments.. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

no native intergration with key management service Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

after doing POC decided to usedifferent solution Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Director Of Transportation
Research
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Amazon has really helped me order things and the cloud has stored a lot of information Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

sometimes it is a litle difficult to understand i wish they had provided us with a tutorial on how to use it Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i use it a lot for programming and storing things on my cloud Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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