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pshongal

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 4:46 pm    Post subject: Encrypting mainframe file
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Hi,

Can we do encryption on mainframe?

Is it possible? If yes, how can we acheive this?

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:09 pm    Post subject:
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IBM has Mainframe encryption software, but i guess it is not free of cost.

CHeck this out:

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/z/os/zos/tools/encryption_facility/

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:02 pm    Post subject:
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There are other 3rd party products available as well such as nuBridges from Liaison.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:35 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, encryption is available on the mainframe. In general, it is better for a site to purchase an encryption program rather than attempt to develop their own since there are a number of good ones on the market (and it is notoriously hard to get an encryption program coded correctly).
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Encrypting mainframe file
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Prime Factors, Eugene, Oregon, USA. Great reputation -

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