Best Practices: Unraveling tape encryption
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Ultimately, your selection depends on the following:
Data security is increasingly critical and encryption is a vital component, but tape encryption is more akin to marriage than a casual relationship--so it's a good idea to know what you're getting into.
- How serious the organization is about security
- Heterogeneity of the environment
- Volume of data involved
- Organizational structure
- Existing infrastructure
- Budgetary constraints
This was first published in January 2008