Design Pattern: Security – Sensitive Data Encapsulation

Aliases: Encapsulation, Separation of Concerns [1]

Context: As a C/AL developer, you want to protect sensitive data which already exists in a system, but it is not clear which data needs protection and how to store it.

Problem: Sensitive data is scattered and mixed with other data in various parts of the system (passwords residing in the same table with non-sensitive data, part of the private information might be stored in files, hardcoded text constants, hardcoded info as part of the code etc.).

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By Bogdana Botez at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen