peter at bowenfamily.org
Wed Mar 23 14:32:45 MST 2005
I had the same problem myself... I uuencoded it.
Eric Jensen wrote:
>Working on some encryption schemes and running into a few humps. We
>have a great GnuPG scheme for encrypting all of our backup files.
>Really digging the public and private key scheme. But now we are
>wanting to encrypt specific fields in our database. Reading MySQL docs
>and they have some good encryption schemes but it is all symmetric. We
>would like the data to be encrypted with a public key and then during a
>special process of our choosing we decrypt with the passphrase protected
>secret key that isn't even stored on the server. This way if there was
>every a compromise on the server itself the worst they can do is use our
>public key to encrypt more of our data. I tried using GnuPG to encrypt
>strings, but MySQL sure doesn't like you passing it encrypted strings
>with all those crazy characters. Anybody have any ideas?
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