The processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction

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How to put GeoServer layers behind authentication?

I want to publish map layers using OpenLayers and GeoServer. While this is easy enough to set up, I'm a bit lost when it comes to authentication possibilities. What I want is to create different users ...
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Making shapefile Read-Only to ArcGIS for Desktop?

How do you make the shapefile a Read-only so the client can not make any edits using 10.2.2 ArcGIS. It is not within a geodatabase, just a stand alone shapefile. I am using Windows 8
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Data security for GIS Data (shapefiles,AutoCAD files)

This is regarding security for GIS Data (in Esri & open source) (Esri shapefiles, AutoCAD files etc.) Does anyone know how to assign a password to or encrypt shapefiles OR CAD Data? I have found ...
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GeoServer WFS Row Level Security?

I'm trying to implement row level security with GeoServer. I know out of the box it supports service, layer and REST security and not row level. However I'm sure there must be a work around. Has ...
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Enabling public viewers and private editors of feature service on ArcGIS Online For Organizations?

In ArcGIS Online For Organizations, how does one publish a hosted feature service that is shared with Everyone for viewing, while restricting editing to specific users or groups, and different kinds ...
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How to handle sensitive geographic data?

You use sensitive geographic data every day. What are your strategies to protect them in your geographical information systems? What kind of architecture do you use? What encryption method do you use?...
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How do you protect your PostGIS credentials when using QGIS 1.7?

I'm fairly certain this should be a community wiki, but I don't know how to make it one. So if an admin sees this please change if appropriate. So.....How do you protect your PostGIS database data ...
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WMS with Access Control (ACL) for different users? Or solution for thousands of points on web map?

I have a set of Sites in the thousands. Not all users see same the same Sites on the map - thus ACL. Data is stored in a non-GIS database (mssql, ora, etc) and right now is retrieved with a standard ...
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Copy protection via license file for ModelBuilder models?

I've build a large model in the ArcGIS ModelBuilder and I want to share this toolbox with some other people BUT I don´t want to lose control over it. The first step was to set a password to my script, ...
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GeoServer and OpenLayers in production - Securing WMS calls?

I've a mapping site where users have to login in with username and password. Once logged in the user gets a map of their data using WMS and WFS to display and edit data. This data is served using ...
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GeoServer; Blocking GeoServer-users' access to specific folders on host drives

Is it possible to adjust GeoServer in a way to block GeoServer-users' access to specific folders in the data directory? (I mean the actual folders on the computer drive where the shapefiles are ...