Best Practices: Unraveling tape encryption


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Ultimately, your selection depends on the following:
  • How serious the organization is about security

  • Heterogeneity of the environment

  • Volume of data involved

  • Organizational structure

  • Existing infrastructure

  • Budgetary constraints
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.

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This was first published in January 2008

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