Getting Started with IBM Hyper Protect Data Controller

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 03 January 2022, updated 04 January 2022

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ISBN-10: 0738460036
ISBN-13: 9780738460031
IBM Form #: SG24-8495-00
(268 pages)

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Authors: Bill White, Andy Coulson, Guillaume Hoareau, Jason Katonica, Roy Panting, Philippe Richard, Maxwell Weiss, Eva Yan


IBM® Hyper Protect Data Controller is designed to provide privacy protection of your sensitive data and give ease of control and auditability. It can manage how data is shared securely through a central control. Hyper Protect Data Controller can protect data wherever it goes—security policies are kept and honored whenever the data is accessed and future data access can be revoked even after data leaves the system of record.

This IBM Redbooks® publication can assist you with determining how to get started with IBM Hyper Protect Data Controller through a use case approach. It will help you plan for, install, tailor and configure the Hyper Protect Data Controller. It includes information about the following topics:

  • Concepts and reference architecture
  • Common use cases with implementation guidance and advice
  • Implementation and policy examples
  • Typical operational tasks for creating policies and preparing for audits
  • Monitoring user activity and events

This IBM Redbooks publication is written for IT Managers, IT Architects, Security Administrators, data owners, and data consumers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introducing IBM Hyper Protect Data Controller
Chapter 2. Using Hyper Protect Data Controller
Chapter 3. Getting started with deploying Hyper Protect Data Controller
Chapter 4. Sizing the environment
Chapter 5. Use case implementation examples
Chapter 6. Operations
Chapter 7. Diagnostics, logging, and monitoring
Appendix A. Transport Layer Security setups for z/OS LDAP server
Appendix B. Managing certificates with Hyper Protect Data Controller
Appendix C. Example Hyper Protect Data Controller policy

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