Data Encryption in Express Mongo DB App

For the encryption and authentication for mongoose documents, we can use a package called mongoose-encryption.


Install mongoose-encryption package

npm i mongoose-encryption

Using mongoose-encrytption

const encrypt = require("mongoose-encryption");

const userSchema =  new mongoose.Schema{
  email: String,
  password: String

const secret = "Thisisourlittlesecret";
userSchema.plugin(encrypt, {secret: secret, encryptedFields: ['password']});

const User = new mongoose.model("User", userSchema);

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