Comparing ways of distributing and securely storing and querying structured and schemaless data. Currently I am using MongoDB, but am looking into (Postgres|MySQL)&CryptDB, Cassandra and others. ...
This is an extension of my question on UNIX. Let's suppose I create a file, map it to /dev/loop0, and create a LUKS partition inside dd if=/dev/zero of=myfile bs=1M count=1000 losetup /dev/loop0 ...
How to minimise risk to sensitive data in temp files in shared hosting environment before encryption?
openssl_pkcs7_encrypt() requires the data to be encrypted to be read from a file and so unfortunately it requires sensitive data to be written to temporary file before being encrypted. In a shared ...
In an effort to increase security of our website, I'm reading up on Gazzang zNcrypt, which claims to protect data in databases from breaches. Technically, it seems to do filesystem encryption. As far ...
So my calculus teacher, who also teaches computer science, claims that a computer's entire filesystem can be downloaded wirelessly by anyone on the same network? As a Ruby on Rails professional, ...
Recently I've been working on some data which, although not directly governed by any infosec laws, is sensitive enough to warrant being encrypted. I'm interested in finding out about best practises ...
So I know how to secure delete files. But at our company, we have a laptop which had many important documents, which now have been deleted, but not in a secure way. We can't perform a full format of ...
How secure is the data in a encrypted NTFS folder on Windows (XP, 7)? (The encryption option under file|folder -> properties -> advanced -> encrypt.) If the user uses a decent password, can this ...
Is there a file system providing a directory where everybody can write, but only the directory owner can read the files? In theory it could be done by encrypting using the public key while writing, ...