Stringent regulations and demanding customers have increased the importance of data privacy. Cryptography plays a significant role in protecting data confidentiality.
By John Concini
Note: This article was derived from an IBM Redbooks publication, IBM System i Security: Protecting i5/OS Data with Encryption, written by a team that included the author of this article as well as Beth Hagemeister, Milan Kalabis, Robin Tatam, and Yessong Johng. The following is a management overview of some of the issues discussed in the publication, which should be consulted for a more detailed and technical discussion.