AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) is a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data. The customer master keys that you create in AWS KMS are protected by hardware security modules (HSMs).
Azure Dedicated HSM is an Azure service that provides cryptographic key storage in Azure. Dedicated HSM meets the most stringent security requirements. It's the ideal solution for customers who require FIPS 140-2 Level 3-validated devices and complete and exclusive control of the HSM appliance.
AWS Key Management Service is ranked 7th in General Purpose HSM while Azure Dedicated HSM is ranked 6th in General Purpose HSM. AWS Key Management Service is rated 0.0, while Azure Dedicated HSM is rated 0.0. On the other hand, AWS Key Management Service is most compared with Thales SafeNet Luna HSM, Unbound Key Control and Yubico YubiHSM, whereas Azure Dedicated HSM is most compared with AWS CloudHSM, Thales SafeNet Luna HSM, Utimaco SecurityServer, Yubico YubiHSM and nCipher nShield General Purpose HSM.
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