Pervasive Encryption Simplifies Mainframe Security

August 7, 2017

On July 17, IBM unveiled its z14 mainframe server, which combines the traditional mainframe hardware with new capabilities in areas such as cloud, cognitive, analytics, application management, blockchain, machine learning and more. Most importantly, z14 includes enhanced security features — namely, pervasive encryption — to help clients stay one step ahead of cyberthreats.

Access protection inside the mainframe is based on the storage security keys mechanism, which is typical of the hardware. These keys ensure that access to data through the hardware and can be locked or unlocked by every software interface within the mainframe.

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