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ストレージ除却時のデータ消去について

ストレージを除却するときに、データを盗まれないようにしたいという要件は多いです。ここではいくつかの方法を紹介したいと思います。 ・ストレージの機能または、OS、ソフトウェアの機能を使用する ストレージ装置によって、Arrayの削除(DS8000:rmrank)やボリュームの作成時(mkvdisk:Storwize/SVC)に初期化を行いデータを消去することが可能です。 UNIXなどでは見えているボリュームに対してddコマンドなどで0データやランダムデータを書き込んだりします。 専用のデータ消去ソフトウェアでもやっていることはほぼ同じでしょう。 ...

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Spectrum Scale: Which Filesystem Encryption Algo to Consider ?

When using Filesystem Encryption for Spectrum Scale, "which encryption algorithm should I use?" is a question that often comes to mind. Spectrum Scale supports the following list of algorithms as of the 5.0.3 release: (as described in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/STXKQY 5...

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Data at Rest or Data at Risk?

Data at Rest vs Data at Risk We all have data at rest. We have our data stored in office files, spreadsheets, word processing documents, pictures, diagrams, and contact information. That data an be on-prem, in the cloud, anywhere in between, or a combination of all of the above. All of...

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SKLM Licensing Summary

Background In the fall of 2018, IBM updated its licensing model for Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) . Historically, SKLM required customers to purchase two specific kinds of licenses: 1) a license to use the software (SKLM Basic Edition) and 2) an attachment license/entitlement...

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Pervasive Encryption with zDMF: Taking steps toward information security's CIA triad

In this article we discuss implementing pervasive encryption using zDMF, and how this effort enhances information security. We first provide a brief overview of information security and its objectives, the so-called CIA triad - Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability. We then look at how...

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GDPR Compliance and Unstructure Data Storage

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance centers around Personal Data and its Protection (article 4, section 1) in the context of any organization that conducts business with personal data of data subjects, in or from the 28 EU member states. GDPR requirements span compliance,...

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