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Global Data Privacy: GDPR, CCPA, and Beyond

New data privacy regulations such as GDPR and CCPA are changing the data management landscape. Download the whitepaper to learn how we can help you get ready.
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The official MongoDB 4.2-compatible drivers provide a client-side field level encryption framework. Applications can encrypt fields in documents prior to transmitting data over the wire to the server.
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MongoDB Atlas is the global cloud database service for modern applications. Deploy fully managed MongoDB across AWS, Azure, or GCP.
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Get started in 5 steps.

Create master key with minimal permissions.
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Create IAM role(s).
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Assign master key roles to service accounts
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Configure the app to use the master key.
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Encrypt sensitive fields inside the app.
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Or use our complete quickstart guide.

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MongoDB’s Client-Side Field Level Encryption

The fundamental challenge is protecting the confidentiality of data while it’s in use.

Data is encrypted before it ever reaches the network.

Client-Side Field Level Encryption natively integrates with Amazon KMS to allow users to encrypt fields in documents prior to transmitting data to the database inside MongoDB Atlas. Only applications with access to both the proper credentials and the correct encryption keys can decrypt and read the protected data.

  • Easy to use
  • Encryption as a first-class citizen
  • Modern, authenticated encryption algorithms
  • Customer-managed keys
  • All major hardware, operating systems

Use Cases

Private user information (PII)

Medical records (HIPAA)

Financial data (FMA/GLB)

Credit card details (PCI/DSS)

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