Bring Your Own Encryption Disadvantages

  • There is an increased latency problem as any data element has to go through repeated cycles of encryption and decryption for utilization in cloud environments, thereby inducing latency related issues
  • As there are limited interfaces available, there is a requirement to build Custom API’s for integration with multiple cloud service providers, which might not be feasible for a small/medium sized organizations
  • As the organizations adopt a move to cloud approach, this approach puts increasing pressure on the on-premises infrastructure with respect to scaling, performance, etc