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Stop Building Silos. Security Is Everyones Problem
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RobertReeves
RobertReeves,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/9/2016 | 5:14:56 PM
Re: Go one step further: rather than building security at the app layer, bring it down to the data layer
Yeah, that's kind of the point...pushing security concerns in one part of the stack or the other is causing problems for both sides.

You saying "pushing security closer to the data" is shorthand for "make this the DBAs problem". I can't disagree with that more. 
IsabelleBlueTalon
IsabelleBlueTalon,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/3/2016 | 12:18:44 PM
Go one step further: rather than building security at the app layer, bring it down to the data layer
Building security at the application layer works in many cases but not if your project is a big data project - too many applications and access methods in product like Apache Hadoop will make the security you develop for one application irrelevant for the next new tool you use. Bring security closer to the data where policies can be unified across data platforms and applications. 


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