This chapter describes the hardware cryptographic functions that are available on IBM z13s servers. The CP Assist for Cryptographic Function (CPACF) with the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) cryptographic coprocessors offer a balanced use of processing resources and unmatched scalability.
This chapter provides a short introduction to the principles of cryptography. It then looks at the implementation of cartography in the hardware and software architecture of z Systems, followed by a more detailed description of the ...

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