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csv file Encryption???

Hi there,

Basically, apperciate person who read my discussion.

I have a  issues with csv or text file encrytion.

Currently, we have done the basic requirement from customer. But we notice that we still missing out a part that called encrytion.

Basically, our project scenario is we generate several csv file to branched and send to ftp server. And in branches,

what they are doing is grab the csv file and made some process through non sas application(moslty is .net app) to grab out all the information.

problem is, we should implement an csv file encryption technique and decrypt in branch.

Is that any possible way to do so? is there any references to these technique?

Please note me if there any question...thank you, apreciate alot.

Regards

Liang CK


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‎10-05-2011 09:32 AM
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csv file Encryption???

Liang,

The problem is, once you have encrypted a .csv file, it is not longer a .csv file.  Now it is a .csv file wrapped in an encryption package.

There are lots of tools to encrypt files (pgp, WinZip, 7Zip, and many others).  However, the program at the receiving end also has to have the capability to do the decryption.

If you just need to encrypt in transit, you can use something like sftp to move the file.

Doc Muhlbaier

Duke

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‎10-05-2011 09:32 AM
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csv file Encryption???

Liang,

The problem is, once you have encrypted a .csv file, it is not longer a .csv file.  Now it is a .csv file wrapped in an encryption package.

There are lots of tools to encrypt files (pgp, WinZip, 7Zip, and many others).  However, the program at the receiving end also has to have the capability to do the decryption.

If you just need to encrypt in transit, you can use something like sftp to move the file.

Doc Muhlbaier

Duke

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csv file Encryption???

If your customer is requiring encryption, I would think that they would require a particular level and algorithm.  Take a look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encryption_software for some background info and references.

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