Migrating Data from an Unencrypted to an Encrypted EBS Volume

Encrypted ebs volumeHow do you ensure security and privacy of your cloud data? How do you apply security and privacy best practices to your unencrypted AWS EBS volumes? Read our how-to guide we just released which explains how to use AWS Key Management Service (KMS) and Custom Master Keys (CMK) to easily upgrade your data security and migrate your data from unencrypted to 256 bit encrypted EBS volume.

Our “how to” guide walks you through the simple steps and scripts to be used for migrating your existing, unencrypted EBS volumes to encrypted ones. We use an Amazon Linux instance and attach an additional 5GB data volume (unencrypted) to the instance.

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