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Mainframe Encryption Software

Reduce processing times, increase operational efficiencies, and leverage existing investments within your mainframe environment.

SecureZIP helps organizations save time and money by using less mainframe processing—resulting in CPU time being up to 14 times faster.

Application Integration

SecureZIP for z/OS with Application Integration decrypts data and streams it directly to the application without staging decrypted data to disk. After the application completes processing, it streams the data to SecureZIP for encryption - once again, unprotected data is never staged to disk.

Most other job processes, unlike SecureZIP Application Integration, require data to be decrypted and staged, unprotected, in order for the application to access it when needed. Once data processing is complete, the application again stages the data to disk, leaving it unprotected.

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SecureZIP Enterprise Features

  • Includes All SecureZIP Standard Features, Plus:
  • Certificate-based encryption Encrypt data using X.509 digital certificates and OpenPGP Keys; leverage digital signature support
  • OpenPGP Support Easily share data with business partners regardless of the partners’ data security preference or computing platform
  • Application integration Stream sensitive data directly to and from applications without ever staging unprotected data to disk
  • Maintain control of enterprise data Contingency key provides administrative access to any data processed within the mainframe environment
  • SAF Enhanced Key Stores
    • Protection of private keys used for signing & decryption, located in Security Server Key Rings
    • Support for managing and using private keys in IBM’s SAF-controlled ICSF CKDS (Cryptographic Key Data Set)
    • Improved key management – shared keys across multiple enterprise applications from an industry standard key store
  • SAF-Secured Passphrase Management
    • Improved operational security with the elimination of exposed cryptographic passphrases
    • SecureKey operations for algorithms supported by installed cryptographic coprocessors
    • Passphrase management isolated from job execution
  • Hardened Policy Lockdown
    • Establish security controls strictly enforced using SAF
    • Separate resource control from product installation and job execution
    • SAF enforcement of Contingency Key processing for encrypted data recovery and oversight
    • Security audit trail with SMF (System Management Facility) records
  • Works across all major enterprise computing platforms Interoperability with IBM® System i ®, UNIX®/Linux® and Windows® servers, and Windows desktops ensures files can be shared across diverse environments
  • FIPS 140-validated encryption Uses FIPS 140-2 validated encryption, conforming to Federal requirements and industry best practices
  • Enhanced tape processing Includes enhanced tape processing that significantly reduces the time needed to write files to, and extract files from, tape media
  • zIIP Support Offload processing to IBM z Integrated Information Processors (zIIP) to free up general computing capacity and lower overall total cost of computing for select workloads.
  • Self-extracting ZIP archives Create self-extracting ZIP archives that others can open on Windows desktops without installing software
  • System Integration Directly write to, and read from, UNIX/Linux and Windows file systems
  • ICSF Integration Take advantage of IBM hardware/software encryption while maintaining file compatibility across all platforms
  • Reduce file size up to 95% ZIP compression allows you to reduce file size up to 95%, saving time and valuable system resources
  • Support for IBM's Protected Key Blends the performance profile of clear key encryption with the superior private key protection of secure key
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SecureZIP Standard Features

  • Works across all major enterprise computing platforms Interoperability with IBM® System i®, UNIX®/Linux® and Windows® servers, and Windows desktops ensures files can be shared across diverse environments
  • FIPS 140-validated encryption Uses FIPS 140-2 validated encryption, conforming to Federal requirements and industry best practices
  • Enhanced tape processing Includes enhanced tape processing that significantly reduces the time needed to write files to, and extract files from, tape media
  • zIIP Support Offload processing to IBM z Integrated Information Processors (zIIP) to free up general computing capacity and lower overall total cost of computing for select workloads.
  • Self-extracting ZIP archives Create self-extracting ZIP archives that others can open on Windows desktops without installing software
  • System Integration Directly write to, and read from, UNIX/Linux and Windows file systems
  • ICSF Integration Take advantage of IBM hardware/software encryption while maintaining file compatibility across all platforms
  • Reduce file size up to 95% ZIP compression allows you to reduce file size up to 95%, saving time and valuable system resources
  • Support for IBM’s Protected Key Blends the performance profile of clear key encryption with the superior private key protection of secure key
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