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Using Reverse Proxies To Secure Databases
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Gerry Grealish
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Gerry Grealish,
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4/18/2012 | 8:19:07 PM
re: Using Reverse Proxies To Secure Databases
I agree with your key-points.- My company, PerspecSys, uses a similar approach to protect sensitive data going into the cloud.- Our server is a Reverse Proxy that intercepts and encrypts or tokenizes values before they leave a company for storage or processing in the cloud, and we bring it back to clear-text on the way back in...all while preserving the cloud-apps functionality (such as "Searching" on encrypted fields).- Cool stuff enabled by the proxy deployment approach...--
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MFEFERMAN9610,
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4/13/2012 | 4:19:30 AM
re: Using Reverse Proxies To Secure Databases
It provides pre and post inline-processing on the data, in ways only limited by one's imagination. -And security is only one aspect of the coolness factor, but obviously the relevant one here, since we're talking about this on the 'Dark Reading' board.


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