Re: Encrypted databases

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 13:43:57 -0400
Message-ID: <474b05e3$0$5259$>

Roy Hann wrote:

> "Gints Plivna" <> 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 

How so? Did the government robot die from the ordeal? Received on Mon Nov 26 2007 - 18:43:57 CET

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