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Re: [opensuse] Fresh 13.2 install fail - two problems - help please
On 11/09/2014 02:38 AM, jdd wrote:
encrypting is only necessary if the data is really secret

I'm sure we can think of other reasons.
Access control (such as James mentioned) isn't just about "secrecy".
A pharma company is bound by other regulations, even ones not pertaining
to issues of pharmaceutical trade secrets such as Sarbanes-Oxley (or
since James is in Canada, Bill 198).
And 'security' that encryption can be used to enforce has other aspects
than access control, such as ensuring integrity and demonstrating audit
trail,


One view of 'security' attributes:
http://www.mekabay.com/overviews/hexad.ppt

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