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October 17, 2011 | Volume 6 Issue 17


TOP STORY: Technology Focus: Encryption and Tokenization
FEATURED NEWS: IBM Unveils New Smart Cloud Services to Give Enterprises Better Control Over the Cloud
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Survey Reveals Connectria Hosting Enjoys High Customer-Satisfaction Level 
FORUM: Using Wildcard with readdir()
IBM CENTER: IBM Storwize V7000: For Your VMware Virtual Infrastructure 
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Feature Article - Security
Technology Focus: Encryption and Tokenization

Protecting sensitive personal data is mandated by a host of laws and standards. But what's the best method? There's the rub.

john_gristWritten by John Ghrist

Of Social Security numbers (SSNs), credit card numbers, health records, and financial information, which is the most sensitive data? The good news is that there's no wrong answer. They're all "the most sensitive," depending on context and your line of business. The bad news is that protecting any of these types of information is both required and potentially expensive whether you succeed or fail to keep them secret—the latter of course being far worse.


Featured News
IBM Unveils New Smart Cloud Services to Give Enterprises Better Control Over the Cloud

IBM has unveiled what it's calling the industry’s most advanced cloud services and software designed from the ground up for enterprise clients. New IBM SmartCloud services and capabilities introduce unprecedented choice, security and portability as businesses shift critical activities to the cloud and use it as a platform for business, according to the company. IBM plans to support about 200 million users by the end of 2012 as clients shift core applications and processes to the IBM SmartCloud.


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IBM Storwize V7000: For Your VMware Virtual Infrastructure


Storage virtualization tames the complexity of operating and managing multivendor configurations. Read this solution brief to learn how Storwize V7000 gives you a centralized, integrated platform for optimizing and managing virtualized storage resources that complement your virtualized servers.


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