• Subject: Re: file encryption
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 08:06:19 -0600

From: Carl Galgano <cgalgano@ediconsulting.com>
> I have the need to FTP a file over the internet to a client.  The data is
> sensitive so they would like some sort of encryption.  I see 3 potential
> solutions.
> 

Carl, HOW sensitive is the data? Do you need to send once or many times?


> 1.  Encrypt the file on the AS400 and send it using FTP.  I see that PKZIP
> for the AS400 supports encryption.

PKZIP encryption is weak and is easily broken. You can download programs
from the internet that does that.



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