What types of encryption are used by CA UIM?
All "local" UIM encryption - which is to say, passwords that are stored in config files, bus and account user passwords, discovery profiles, etc, uses a standard encryption as this is handled by our SDK.
All of these types of strings are encrypted using the Twofish algorithm with a secret (128-bit) key - after this the encrypted string is base64 encoded.
The Base64 encoding technique uses a predefined key to encrypt the password before writing to the probe configuration file.
Other UIM components (hub tunnels, web/application servers such as the wasp probe, data_engine connection to the database, etc.) generally use SSL/TLS when configured to do so, see also: