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At-Rest Encryption for Complete Data Protection

850 Northwest 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209, US (map)



Join us for pizza and learning with the fabulous PHP Community! Doors open at 6, presentation 6:30-7:30 and join us for drinks or chatting after.

This month Vacasa's own Eric Mann shares At-Rest Encryption for Complete Data Protection

Many developers using hosted database solutions like Amazon RDS or Microsoft Azure are familiar with the “encrypt at rest” checkbox provided by their host. This will provide a modicum of security, but only defends your data against a narrow set of potential threats. Instead, we’ll discuss both the threats this feature does and does not protect against and some practical approaches to handling the uncovered edge cases. Attendees will learn how their application can both encrypt and decrypt data before communicating with an external data store for complete data protection.