15.8 Security Issues

To ensure that a secure connection exists between the Identity Manager Driver for JDBC and a third-party driver, we recommend the following:

If you cannot run the Driver for JDBC remotely, you might want to use a type 2 or type 3 JDBC driver. These driver types often facilitate a greater degree of security through middleware servers or client APIs unavailable to other JDBC driver types. Some type 4 drivers support encrypted transport, but encryption is the exception rather than the rule.