Requirement to encrypt backup tapes – how in the world…

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Hello all - have a recently-presented requirement, as many of you may have, to encrypt or otherwise protect the data on our iSeries backup tapes that leave the premises. Any experiences or recommendations? Thanks in advance Carter C

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Hi Carter,

Try these:

“Encrypting tape: Software vs. hardware and key management”

http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid80_gci1107140,00.html?bucket=ETA

“To encrypt or not to encrypt: That is the question”
(Created from another ITKE question!)

http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid80_gci1102259,00.html

“Storage encryption prevents identity theft”

http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid80_gci1075681,00.html

“Privacy breaches: How to avoid making the headlines”

http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid80_gci1087438,00.html

Hope that helps a little. Also, try one of the TechTarget sister sites, SeachSecurity.com, and run a search on encryption.

Good luck!

Hannah Drake
Assistant Editor
SearchDataCenter.com
hdrake@techtarget.com

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    Hey, The thread on ITKE is here: http://searchdatacenter.techtarget.com/ITKnowledgeExchange/questionArchiveView/0,294934,sid80_gci1100589,00.html Good luck! Hannah Drake Assistant Editor SearchDataCenter.com hdrake@techtarget.com
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