I'm thinking about building a very anonymous forum, where people can comment and upvote each other's comments anonymously. People are supposed to remain anonymous even if the forum's database contents ...
I'm bringing this across from a question on stackoverflow, but I'd like to focus specifically on the security aspects of it (and not the performance, etc..). My hypothesis is that the cost of ...
I read a couple articles on privacy/security but still cannot get a clear picture of the best practice to ensure that an attacker will not be able to access users' private information. For storing ...
I was reading a Computing security book1 and saw a question regarding database security and privacy. I can't quite figure out the answer, so I thought I will ask here. One approach to ensure ...
Background Looking to create an anonymous voting system. The system must track whether or not a user voted on an item (public information), but only that user is ever allowed to know whether they ...
What are considerations for storing a United States Employer Identification Number (EIN / FEIN) in a database? Is this considered sensitive information along the lines of an SSN? Are there legal ...
Assuming the systems that store the Gmail database is compromised what is preventing them from reading everyone's emails by looking at the data in the database? I assume nothing, and in order for ...