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From Ted Dunning <tdunn...@maprtech.com>
Subject Re: encryption
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 23:41:33 GMT
Or just people who find your disks at the second-hand shop.


On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Tim Broberg <Tim.Broberg@exar.com> wrote:

>  I guess the first question is the threat model: What kind of bad guy are
> you trying to keep out? Is Ukrainian hackers? Local users, but the servers
> are locked up? Is it somebody who has physical access to the machines? Does
> the information have to be secure forever or just for a while?
> Once you know what you're trying to protect from, you can start thinking
> about how to protect yourself.
>     - Tim.
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* Koert Kuipers [koert@tresata.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, January 20, 2012 1:09 PM
> *To:* hdfs-user@hadoop.apache.org
> *Subject:* encryption
>  Does anyone know of any work/ideas to encrypt data stored on hdfs?
> Ideally both temporary files and final files would be encrypted. Or there
> would have to be a mechanism in hdfs to securely wipe temporary files, like
> shred in linux.
> So far this is what i found:
> https://github.com/geisbruch/HadoopCryptoCompressor
> Best,
> Koert
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