Obfuscation is a form of simple encryption that makes it more difficult for someone using a disk utility to look at the file
to decipher the data in your database. Simple encryption does not require a key to encrypt the database.
You must use strong encryption to make the database inaccessible without the correct encryption key.
From Sybase Central, you can set obfuscation in any wizard that creates a database. On the New Database Storage Settings page, click the Use Simple Encryption (Obfuscation) option.
From a client application, set this parameter as one of the creation parameters for the create database method on the database