With many high-profile data security breaches, data encryption has become a focus item up to the CIO and CEO levels. Any loss or exposure of sensitive data might cause irreparable damage to the business and might result in high penalties. One of the ways to protect data is using encryption.
There have been several high visibility data exposures in the news over the last year or so. As a Db2 DBA, one of your responsibilities is the protection of the data your business needs to run. Your auditors, internal and external, may be demanding action to protect your valuable Db2 data.
Db2 recently simplified its editions structure to make the path from prototype to production deployment easier. All editions of Db2 V11.5 use the same code base, from the freely downloaded Db2 Community edition to the Db2 Standard and Advanced editions.