PGP File Encryption | Townsend Security

By: Patrick Townsend Security Solutions  11-11-2011
Keywords: Encryption, Pgp Encryption

Performance and Automation

Process all types of files automatically. PGP for System i provides a native i5/OS implementation of PGP with sophisticated and easy-to-use automation features, including automation of encryption and decryption through library scan, IFS file system scan, and scheduling.


PGP for System i provides complete compliance logging, user control, and native key management. This solution is in use with Bank of America, ABN Amro, Citibank, Citicorp, Zirmed, and others. PGP encryption meets the requirements for protecting data in motion for a variety of compliance regulations.

Key Management

Complete key management, key import and export and key server support.

PGP Command Line 9 for System z

PGP Command Line 9 for System z provides full support for all native functions of PGP including LDAP integration, Additional Decryption Key (ADK), PGP Key Server, and XML configuration. PGP supports native z/OS batch operations with JCL and ISPF as well as a USS implementation for shell scripting.

Symmetric key algorithms

AES (up to 256-bit keys)


Triple DES



Blowfish for decryption

Public key formats

OpenPGP RFC 2440

X.509 v3

Directory servers


PGP Universal Server

PGP Global Directory

Public key algorithms



RSA (up go 4096-bit keys)






SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512



Hardware / Software

IBM i OS/400 V5R2 or later

IBM System z version 1.7 or later



Keywords: Encryption, Pgp Encryption

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