Memory-Lane Monday: As It Was, No Encryption Was Needed
ComputerWorld, June 15th, 2020
June 28, 2020,
Volume 267, Issue 4

You have to admit, this was better than finding out the hard way

"Sysadmin pilot fish is checking out encryption for his company's backups.

'We have a mainframe that runs our core system,' explains fish. 'Each night we back up to an on-site tape and then make a copy of the tape to go off-site. Couriers shuttle the tape back and forth between the sites each day.'

The obvious place to apply encryption is to those off-site tapes, so fish decides to create an encrypted copy of a tape to show how well the process works..." - ComputerWorld

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