The Cobol language is strongly typed language, providing limited automatic conversion among data types. It is more than 60 years old Yet it remains one of the most commonly used programming languages, especially in large enterprises. The value of the business logic encapsulated in the billions of lines of COBOL code in existence is staggering, and explains its longevity. Format-preserving data protection is a path to salvation. Do you think that there is need to change the Cobol Format?