SAP Sybase ASE - Keeping Private Data Private

    By: Peter Dobler on May 01, 2013

    Data security is one of the hot topics when you ask top executives about what keeps them up at night. Keeping private data private is a never-ending challenge that needs constant attention and dedication. Data encryption is your best defense for protecting sensitive data. Common access control mechanisms and limiting the power of database administrators will make it harder to access the sensitive data, but once this hurdle is overcome the data is freely accessible. Data encryption will supplement and enhance these security measures by protecting sensitive data at rest in backup files and database files that could be exploited by powerful OS users.

    SAP Sybase ASE already contains powerful data access control features like granular permissions to enforce the separation of duties. The data encryption option will extend and enhance these features with sophisticated, flexible algorithms and methodologies.

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    Released: May 1, 2013, 5:25 am | Updated: January 30, 2014, 7:45 pm
    Keywords: ASE DBA Article | Techcasts | ASE | ASE Development | Encryption | Peter Dobler


     

     

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