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From Bill Shannon <bill.shan...@sun.com>
Subject Re: User/password encryption and deployment
Date Sat, 16 Jun 2007 05:04:25 GMT
derby@segel.com wrote:
> Maybe I am missing something but what exactly are you encrypting?
> SSL is transmission from client to server over the net. 
> Derby is Cloudscape till 2008 when IBM cuts loose.
> So are you trying to use an encryption data type?
> And how strong of an encryption do you want?

I think the idea is to protect the communication between the client
and the server so that passwords aren't sent in the clear.  None of
the data being stored in the database is being encrypted, just the
client/server communication.

It *is* 2007.  Isn't this pretty much standard by now?

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