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Re: Encryption.

From: "Peter Galbavy" <peter(dot)galbavy(at)knowledge(dot)com>
To: "Grant" <grant(at)conprojan(dot)com(dot)au>, <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Encryption.
Date: 2001-04-10 07:48:00
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Lists: pgsql-admin
Perhaps the first question you should be asking and answering is who/what
are you trying to protect your data from ? Are you try to stop unauthorised
people seeing it ? Changing it ? Adding to it ? What ?

Once you do that, the solution tends to direct itself.

Peter Galbavy
Knowledge Matters Ltd.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant" <grant(at)conprojan(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2001 12:09 AM
Subject: [ADMIN] Encryption.

> Does anyone have any information on ways to encrypt an entire database? I
> will be accessing it with PHP, but I don't think there will be that much
> security as the decryption method on the PHP side will be available for
> all to see. So is there a point to encryption of a database, or do I have
> the concept wrong? Thanks.
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