Simply, storage encryption keeps data out of the hands of people that shouldn't have access to it.
But, in terms of specific business problems are pretty limited. Storage encryption isn't going
Storage encryption isn't the secret to security, but it can be a very important component because it keeps unauthorized people out. That is, I have to reiterate, if it's done correctly.
Check out the entire Storage Encryption FAQ guide.
This was first published in October 2007