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Field Encryption for IBM i Servers

iSecurity Field Encryption protects sensitive data using strong encryption, integrated key management and auditing. Encryption is vital for protecting confidential information and expediting compliance with PCI DSS standards, federal regulations (i.e. HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley) and state privacy laws.

Key features

  • Files are never locked; they are available for application use even when encryption keys are refreshed.
  • Master Keys as well as Data Keys can be automatically changed, unattended.
  • In a multi-site environment, a single key manager can be set to support all sites, centralizing all keys-related activity.
  • Keys are hexadecimal based rather than character based. This provides much stronger encryption for the same usage of computer resources. For example, in AES 256, hex based keys are, 1018 stronger.
  • The product is optimized towards displaying the standard masked data. Choosing this option greatly reduces performance impact.
  • Key Manager, Data Manager, and Token Manager can optionally be installed on different IBM i LPARs.
  • Supports both Encryption and Tokenization.
  • Policy driven security and limitation of capabilities ensures Separation of Duties
  • Comprehensive logs for tracing of activities
  • Full journaling system guarantees that any change in parameters is logged
  • Uses NIST encryption standards
  • Adheres to both PCI and COBIT standards
  • 128-bit, 192-bit, and 256-bit AES encryption supported
  • Based on IBM Native APIs
  • Automatically finds sensitive data fields; product offers selection aids based on field size, name, text, and column headings which prevents a situation where sensitive data is kept in the clear in a forgotten, copied version of a file.

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