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From "Avik Dey (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-6134) Transparent data at rest encryption
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:25:43 GMT

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Avik Dey commented on HDFS-6134:
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[~tucu00] do you mind updating the possible design options PDF attached here, based on the
latest patch on HADOOP-10150? after you have done that may be we discuss the following?
- do we need a new proposal for the work already being done on HADOOP-10150?
- are there design choices in this proposal that are superior to the patch already provided
on HADOOP-10150?
- do you have additional requirement listed in this JIRA that could be incorporated in to
HADOOP-10150, so we can collaborate and not duplicate?

> Transparent data at rest encryption
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-6134
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-6134
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: security
>    Affects Versions: 2.3.0
>            Reporter: Alejandro Abdelnur
>            Assignee: Alejandro Abdelnur
>         Attachments: HDFSDataAtRestEncryption.pdf
>
>
> Because of privacy and security regulations, for many industries, sensitive data at rest
must be in encrypted form. For example: the health­care industry (HIPAA regulations), the
card payment industry (PCI DSS regulations) or the US government (FISMA regulations).
> This JIRA aims to provide a mechanism to encrypt HDFS data at rest that can be used transparently
by any application accessing HDFS via Hadoop Filesystem Java API, Hadoop libhdfs C library,
or WebHDFS REST API.
> The resulting implementation should be able to be used in compliance with different regulation
requirements.



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