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From:Ratheesh K J Date:May 15 2007 9:19am
Subject:Re: Data security - help required
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Ok.. Will it be secure if the data is encrypted. mysqldump will show 
encrypted data right.
Actually I want to know what is the best practice for such applications. Can 
I say that encryption alone is sufficient to secure my data. Or is there any 
other strategy used for data protection?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris" <dmagick@stripped>
To: "Ratheesh K J" <ratheesh.kj@stripped>
Cc: <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2007 2:42 PM
Subject: Re: Data security - help required


> Ratheesh K J wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I have a requirement of maintaining some secret information in the 
>> database. And this information should not be visible/accessible to any 
>> other person but the owner of the data.
>> Whilst I know that encryption/decryption is the solution for this, are 
>> there any other level of security that I can provide to this?
>>
>> Which is the best security technique used in MySQL to store seceret 
>> information.
>>
>> PS: Even the database admin should not be able to access anybody else's 
>> information
>
> Then you're stuffed - *someone* has to be able to see everything so you 
> can do a mysqldump.
>
> *Someone* has to be able to see everything so you can grant permissions to 
> the other users too :) 

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Data security - help requiredRatheesh K J15 May
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  • Re: Data security - help requiredRatheesh K J15 May
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