[Owasp-leaders] DB encryption (here: MySQL)

devops gregory.disney at owasp.org
Tue Mar 12 20:30:08 UTC 2013

If I was to do encryption for db, AES is not the be all I actually
prefer camellia. S box crypto is S box crypto, that said. With mongo I
use pgp to encrypt decrypt the db for every read and write, but beware
any unconventional encryption on a database can cause massive

On Tue, 2013-03-12 at 18:43 +0100, Dirk Wetter wrote:
> Hi all,
> am I just too stupid to find it?
> Basically I found at OWASP only a bit regarding this topic,
> e.g. useful was Ralph Durkee's talk
> http://www.owasp.org/images/c/c1/Database_Encryption.ppt
> and some vague slides elsewhere regarding PCI DSS (they seem
> to recommend AES_DE/ENCRYPT which is critical for
> transaction and other logs.)
> There seems to be no such thing as a best practice
> guide.
> Any hints?
> Best,
> Dirk
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