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Re: OT: Database Encryption (now required by law in Italy)

From: Mitch Pirtle <mitchy(at)spacemonkeylabs(dot)com>
To: Silvana Di Martino <silvanadimartino(at)tin(dot)it>
Cc: Lamar Owen <lowen(at)pari(dot)edu>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: OT: Database Encryption (now required by law in Italy)
Date: 2004-03-07 13:25:46
Message-ID: 404B22DA.7010400@spacemonkeylabs.com (view raw or flat)
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Silvana Di Martino wrote:

> Regarding this topic I have a dream: the hyerarchical permission architecture 
> of OS/400 (and many other IBM OSs for mainframe) ported to Linux. Just imagine 
> this: you have a omnipotent "root" who can access the machine from the 
> console only, a whole set of powerful, configurable administrators who can 
> act from the net, each of them devoted to administer a specific part of the 
> OS or of the File System, and finally a crowd of simple users, with 
> configurable permissions. Nobody would have more power of what it actually 
> need for his job, not even the root.

Great, then all of my linux users, thanks to the administrators in their 
physical presence, would get an account with SECADM privileges.

(rimshot)

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