What is SSH? What is SFTP? SSH (Secure Shell Protocol) is a secure replacement for telnet. Like telnet, SSH can be used to connect to a remote host computer using an account name and password. The advantages of SSH over telnet are:
Security should be at the top of every developer’s mind when building an application that could hold sensitive data. We wanted to replicate MySQL’s functions because a lot of our data is already AES-encrypted in our database, and if you’re like us, you probably have that as well.