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see ORA-12699
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Re: Obfuscation Toolkit Question....

Jared Still

2005-07-11

Replies:
If you are on 9i+, you should probably be using DBMS_CRYPTO_TOOLKIT.

It is more secure than DBMS_OBFUSCATION_TOOLKIT, and includes
MD5 hash functions that may be used for comparisons.

Jared


On 7/11/05, Tapan Trivedi <taptriv@yahoo.com> wrote:

I am using DBMS_OBFUSCATION_TOOLKIT to encrypt certain sensitive columns.

I also have a need to compare those columns and hence the need to store the same values in a hash value so that it can be compared when sent to clients with the hash value key. The encrypted values by the OBFUSCATION_TOOLKIT cannot be compared from what I know. How do generate hash values for the data already stored in the database and use the same for comparing etc ? Has anyone worked on this ? ANy function written that I can use ? I need this first for a demo(urgent) and then for the actual implementation (breather of two weeks). Any help , pointers will be appreciated.

Sincerely,

Tapan Trivedi



Tapan Trivedi
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Jared Still
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