Here are the new and enhanced features supported for Encryption in SAS:
encoded passwords for SAS data sets
AES data encryption algorithm
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for the z/OS operating environment
Secure Shell (SSH) for the z/OS operating environment
new system options, SSLPKCS12LOC= and SSLPKCS12PASS=, for the z/OS and UNIX operating environments
new PDFSECURITY= system option
This release introduces support of encoded passwords for SAS data sets. The ability to accept encoded passwords is now supported by all areas of password handling within SAS.
The AES data encryption algorithm is new to SAS/SECURE and SSL.
This release introduces support for SSL under the z/OS and OpenVMS operating environments. Examples are provided for SAS/CONNECT and SAS/SHARE.
This release introduces support for SSH under the z/OS operating environment.
New system options introduced in this release are SSLPKCS12LOC= and SSLPKCS12PASS=.
The PDFSECURITY= option is introduced to allow encrypting of ODS generated PDF files. This option along with other PDF system options can be used to restrict or access PDF files.