Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Cryptography in database applications|
|Authors:||Mak, Paul Chung Kit|
|Department:||Department of Computer Science|
|Supervisor:||Supervisor: Dr. Lui, Richard Wing Cheung; First Reader: Dr. Chow, Paul Kai On; Second Reader: Dr. Kwong, Sam Tak Wu|
|Abstract:||Concerns on data security have been aroused after several times of data leakages happened on large scale web-based Management Information Systems (MIS). The major focus of security of MIS has been put on the communication channels between clients and servers. The data will then be inserted into databases after receiving by servers and remain unencrypted, which may lead to a risk of data leakage if the database servers at the very back-end are being compromised. This project aims to study the application of cryptography at the application level in a human resources management system. The data are encrypted before they are inserted into database servers. In this way, the impact of data leakage is minimized even though the database is being compromised. The idea of partial encryption, applied in which data with different levels of sensitivity, will be studied and implemented. Also, the security requirements of the proposed system will be analyzed and addressed.|
|Appears in Collections:||Computer Science - Undergraduate Final Year Projects|
Items in Digital CityU Collections are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.