Is encryption as policy-based storage security a necessary requirement for enterprises deploying networked storage?...
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
The question is not really clear. Encryption is one element of policy-based security. Every SAN may not need to have encryption, whether it is for link level or media level. It would depend on the security policy -- which in turn should be driven by how sensitive is the content of the information. If the content is public knowledge or of low risk to the enterprise, you may need not endure the expense of encryption.
Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in one of our .bphAaR2qhqA^0@/searchstorage>discussion forums.
Dig Deeper on Secure data storage
Related Q&A from Vijay Ahuja
Security expert Vijay Ahuja outlines the top five security questions to ask storage vendors before making a purchase.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.