Time is right for database encryption

Friday, 5 December 2003, 11:10 AM EST

Are data-privacy regulations and dreams about stolen employee data keeping you up at night? It may be time to protect your data where it lives--in your database.

Database-encryption technology isn't new. Ingrian Networks' DataSecure Platform, which lets you encrypt certain fields before you enter them in the database and automatically decrypts them on the way out, has been around for a couple of years. But until recently, database encryption wasn't right for most enterprises. With the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) now a reality, though, the stakes are higher than ever when it comes to compromised customer and employee data, and many organizations are taking a second look at encrypting their databases.

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