There is a simple alternative that you might not be aware of, and that is
use Advantage Database (I am assuming that you are using MySQL right now).
You can get a free version to try and it provides encryption at the table
level. There is a PHP interface for it and everything can be found at www and go the the developers download area. I have been
using it in my everyday development for about 4 years and I love it. I just
recently saw that they offer a PHP interface to it as well as an ODBC, VB,
Delphi, C++ Builder, JBuilder etc.
Store the credit card info in Advantage and leave the rest of your data
where you have it.

Just a thought...

-------Original Message-------
From: Doaldo Navai Junior
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 12:52:23 PM
Subject: [PHP-DB] Credit Card Info & Cryptography
Suppose I sell some products online and get user's credit card info via SSL
connection. Isn't there any method (free, preferably) of ASSYMETRIC (Public
key) cryptography I can use with PHP to store this data in a db?? Or is
there any other good option instead of this?


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