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Specific to logging of alerts, activities and actions. This also covers user's history managed by software such as browsers.

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log files? How do I log everything a certain program is doing? Is it legal to log passwords from failed logins What's the risk if I accidently type my password into a username field (Windows logon)? logging requirements for PCI for web applications …
answered May 20 '12 by D.W.
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In the US, your employer can monitor your actions if they provide notice that your actions on their systems may be monitored (and probably even if they don't provide notice). For more details, see th …
answered Jul 29 '12 by D.W.
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First: Are you sure? First, check to make sure whether you really need to store passwords in cleartext, or in recoverable form. Your question did not explain why this is necessary. If you have a sec …
answered Jul 29 '12 by D.W.
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This is an excellent and important question. There are several important techniques to know about: Remote logging. Rather than store the log entries on the webserver, the webserver should be …
answered Jun 4 '11 by D.W.
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will not be visible to the access point and cannot be detected by the access point, so logging is useless to detect them, because there's nothing to log. So I think there is no realistic use case for this functionality -- which is probably why doesn't tend to be present in existing access points. …
answered May 9 '12 by D.W.
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Now that the question has been revised, I understand what you're trying to do much better. The short answer is: Just store the database password in the clear, in the (server-side) session object. Yo …
answered Jul 30 '12 by D.W.
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This is a quite tricky subject. You don't provide enough information about what you're trying to do for me to provide you a detailed solution, so I'm going to have to stick to general principles: A …
answered Aug 6 '12 by D.W.
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You need to specify the legal jurisdiction, when asking a question about the law. In the US, I do not know of any legal requirement to record and retain this information (there have been some proposa …
answered Jul 17 '12 by D.W.
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Sure. There are several standard approaches to this problem: Export. Alice exports her data to a file or document, and then sends Dr. Bob a copy of the data. Now Bob can modify his local copy, but …
answered May 20 '12 by D.W.