Re: Encrypted databases
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 17:38:12 -0000
"Gints Plivna" <gints.plivna_at_gmail.com> wrote in message
> On 23 Nov., 20:09, "Roy Hann" <specia..._at_processed.almost.meat> wrote:
>> If I wanted to start investigating encrypted databases and built-in
>> for encrypted content in databases, where might I go? I'd prefer to begin
>> with something reasonably colloquial that just surveys the issues and the
>> possible approaches and architectures, without getting into the actual
>> business of encryption.
>> This is topical in the UK this week, but that's not the reason I'm
>> (Some minor government robot in the Revenue not only sent the
>> bank details of most of the country to someone who didn't ask for them
>> didn't want them, he put the unencrypted CD in the post and it
> In oracle you can use Transparent data encryption
> However technologies cannot protect from absolute stupidity of people
> (as it seems it was in above mentioned case judging from newspapers).
> Also remember that there isn't limits for stupidity, Darwin award each
> year usually confirms that.
Thanks to you and to Cimode.
As I mentioned, my curiosity about this has nothing to do with the recent incident. (It was, as you suggest, something truly worthy of a Darwin Award.)
Roy Received on Mon Nov 26 2007 - 18:38:12 CET