Can I Encrypt My Non-Managed Database Backups?

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Does Cloud 66 Encrypt my non-managed Database Backup Files?

Cloud 66 does not encrypt your non-managed database backup files. This process would be complicated as it would require Cloud 66 to have access to your public encryption key at the time of the backup.

How Should I Keep my Sensitive Data Safe?

Instead of encrypting backup files we would recommend that you encrypt sensitive data directly in your application.

Rails users may wish to check out the attr_encrypted gem Alternative web frameworks will have similar solutions that you can use.

Cloud 66 Managed Backups

Cloud 66 Managed Backups are stored on Amazon S3 and are encrypted at rest as part of the S3 configuration