The encryption policies, methods, and software capabilities for the IBM TS4500 tape library are described in this chapter.
This chapter includes the following topics:
3.1 Tape encryption overview
The tape drives that are supported by the TS4500 tape library can encrypt data as it is written to a tape cartridge.
Encryption is performed at full line speed in the tape drive after compression. (Data is compressed more efficiently before it is encrypted.) ...