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From Michael Allen <>
Subject Re: when a security token is compromised?
Date Mon, 16 Dec 2013 21:40:02 GMT
Hi Sujee, I'm not exactly following you when you are talking about a
"security token".  Are you maybe referring to the visibility labels within
the cell level security feature of Accumulo?

- Mike Allen

On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 3:50 PM, Sujee Maniyam <> wrote:

> Hi all
> I am trying to understand the security model of Accumulo
> Let's say a security token has been 'compromised'.   How can the data be
> safe guarded?  Do we need to replace all cells with the old security token
> with a new one?
> Or is it the security tokens are 'well known' (as in not secret) and the
> data access is controlled via granting  / revoking specific tokens to
> specific users?
> thanks very much
> Sujee Maniyam (

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