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From Nikolay Izhikov <nizhi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) in Apache Ignite
Date Thu, 01 Mar 2018 17:05:49 GMT
Hell, Dima!

Thank you for document!

I'm ready to implement this feature with you.

Igniters, please, share you thoughts about proposed design

[1] https://1drv.ms/w/s!AqZdfua4UpmuhneoVhOCiXSUBGIf

В Чт, 01/03/2018 в 15:46 +0300, Дмитрий Рябов пишет:
> Hello, Igniters!
> 
> I investigated the issue and wrote some details in a draft document
> [1]. I think we should made IEP for TDE because it is a big change and
> should be described in a single place, but not in a message
> conversation.
> Please, look it and write your thoughts. What is not understandable,
> what should be detailed or described?
> 
> > Where are we going to store keys (MEK) physically? Would it be PKCS#11
> > storage? Where we will store passwords to unlock storage or it will be
> > responibilty of user?
> 
> I think we should provide interface for MEK storage to let users use
> storages they want. I suppose at the first step we should provide very
> simple implementation, which will store MEK on every node and MEK will
> be extracted by administrator during cluster activation process. Once
> MEK is extracted from key store, we decrypt CEKs and destroy open MEK,
> leaving open only cache keys.
> 
> I think external storage is user's worry and we shouldn't give users
> built-in external storage like Oracle Wallet or Microsoft Azure Key
> Vault because it will increase Ignite's complexity too much.
> 
> And yes, we should to comply with the standards like PKCS#11.
> 
> > One more thing is how "node gets MEK from coordinator", if we send
> > cleartext MEK, such security becomes useless also.
> 
> Yeah, that's why we should use secured connection. As I know, we have
> SSL implementation over JDK implementation, am I right? But we must
> ensure to use latest SSL/TLS version.
> 
> [1] https://1drv.ms/w/s!AqZdfua4UpmuhneoVhOCiXSUBGIf
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