Improvements in security of nova implementation

Registered by Ray Hookway on 2011-09-22

Make several changes to improve the security of the Nova implementation: 1. Enable HTTPS on the Nova API server, 2. Sign messages between Nova components, 3. Encrypt sensitive user data stored in the database, 4. Implement component type specific access privileges to the database.

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Status:
Complete
Approver:
Vish Ishaya
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ray Hookway
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Nova Security Improvements Team
Definition:
Obsolete
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None
Completed by
Vish Ishaya on 2012-04-26

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