Encryption is a very important form of security and It’s becoming a standard from a compliance perspective to ensure PCI, PII and HIPPA compliances. Encryption needs to be performed for Data at Rest, Data over Wire.
Data At Rest:
- Until 5.6, To encrypt the MySQL data files, Only disk level encryption possible (Gazzang, Luks)
- From 5.7.11 MySQL added a feature for tablespace encryption. Which encrypts only the …