The IBM System Storage TS1120, TS1130 and TS1140 tape drives support drive-based data encryption to protect your data.
This blog entry is related to the encryption key manger, that is required dependent on the tape device, if you want use drive-based data encryption.
For the TS1120 and TS1130 you may use the IBM Encryption Key Manager (EKM) component, a Java program, to manage encryption keys. The EKM and the tape drive communicate via the TCP/IP protocol.
For the TS1140 you have to use the IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager... [More]