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A Fundamental Security Mistake

Steve Jones thinks Microsoft is making a fundamental security mistake in the way they build features for the various editions of SQL Server. Read today's editorial and see if you agree.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/11/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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How to configure SSL encryption in SQL Server

Tibor Nagy explains how to configure Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on our SQL Servers, with a trusted certificate.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/19 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: ssl
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Getting Started with Hashing in SQL Server

Encryption brings data into a state which cannot be interpreted by anyone who does not have access to the decryption key, password, or certificates. Hashing brings a string of characters of arbitrary size into a usually shorter fixed-length value or key. Here's how to get started using it.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/08/06 | Source: Database Journal | Category: hashing
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Granular or Cell Level Encryption in SQL Server

Arshad Ali demonstrates granular level encryption in detail and explains how it differs from Transparent Data Encryption (TDE).  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/07/04 | Source: Database Journal | Category: encryption
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Using Encrypted Backups in SQL Server 2014

This article details encrypted backups and how they are implemented in SQL Server 2014.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2014/05/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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Administering Database Master Keys in SQL Server

A short piece that gives you the basics of how to administer the database master keys that form the basis for encryption inside of your databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/05/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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How much overhead does encryption add to a SQL Server query

If you have been in the information technology industry long enough, you have probably heard the expression "this adds overhead" when discussing any extra processing added on to what is considered normal processing. Dallas Snider answers the question of additional overhead caused by encryption.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/04/09 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: encryption
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Database Master Key Error After Database Restore

When restoring a database to another server, you may get a master key error if using symmetric keys   Read more...
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Encrypt Everything

Yahoo recently announced they are encrypting their traffic between data centers. Steve Jones thinks we should encrypt all traffic.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Encrypting SQL Code

This Friday's poll looks at the encryption options for your code in SQL Server. Steve Jones asks if there is a benefit for these routines.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Using Views to Expose Encrypted Data in SQL Server

I'm using SQL Server's built-in encryption to hide data in one of my SQL Server databases, but this is a reporting system and my end users need to be able to query the data without having to remember the specialized decryption functions. Is there a way to do this? Yes, there is, via the use of views.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/10/29 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: views
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Understanding the importance of key length with the SQL Server asymmetric encryption algorithms

K. Brian Kelly is trying to use SQL Server's built-in encryption and sees there are three different options available for an asymmetric key, corresponding to key length. What's the impact of the key length?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/08/12 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: encryption
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Encrypting and Decrypting SQL Server Stored Procedures, Views and User-Defined Functions

Some companies put business or application logic in SQL Server using stored procedures, views and functions to return values to the calling applications or perform tasks. This is not unusual in companies that use the SQL Server layer to perform business tasks, such as finance operations, or incorporate application functionality into the programmability layer. Here's a tip to preserve secrecy on some procedures, views or functions in order to maintain security.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2013/07/16 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: stored procedures
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Algorithm Secrecy is not Security

This week Steve Jones talks encryption and why you shouldn't be implementing anything you've invented.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/03/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Securing SQL Server: Vulnerabilities You Might Not Have Considered

A short look at the vulnerabilities your data may be susceptible to outside of the database tables.   Read more...
By Ashvin Kamaraju 2013/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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Data Insecurity: A Perspective on Data Encryption

The focus of this paper is on the protection of PII data stored within a database using encryption technologies.  Read more...
By Ron Johnson 2013/03/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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Encryption Not Restriction

Encryption keys for services in the cloud should be maintained by the customer, according to Steve Jones. It's actually a good idea for all of your data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/01/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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TDE and SQL Server Databases

The article discusses and demonstrates TDE for SQL Server databases  Read more...
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TDE Setup and Administration Scripts

A comprehensive set of scripts to setup and operate TDE for a SQL Server.  Read more...
By Sean Elliott 2012/08/10 (first published: 2011/03/08) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: transparent data encryption (tde)
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We Need to Learn Encryption

With all the recent worms and attacks out there, it's only a matter of time before someone focuses more on databases. With that in mind, Steve Jones thinks it's important we learn and use encryption and better security now.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2012/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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