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TDE, EKM and the Asymmetric Key

A look at how you might recover from a disaster using encryption and an HSM module in SQL Server 2008.  Read more...
By Doug Lutz 2010/06/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: encryption
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Precious Ideas

Steve Jones talks about encrypting stored procedures and why it's a bad idea. And that it's a feature that should be removed from SQL Server.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/05/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Man in the MIddle

Are you worried about man in the middle attacks on your database server? If you run Oracle you should be, but SQL Server DBAs should not assume they are safe. Adding communication encryption can be a good idea for SQL Server DBAs.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2010/04/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2009/12/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2009/12/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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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 2009/12/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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SQL Server Encryption Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Keys

I need to encrypt my data within SQL Server and I plan on using the built-in encryption functionality in SQL Server 2005 and 2008. However, I'm looking at symmetric and asymmetric key algorithms and while I see information saying to use symmetric keys, I don't understand why. What's the difference between the two and why is a symmetric key algorithm preferred over the asymmetric key ones?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/12/02 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: encryption
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How to simulate transparent data encryption (TDE) with SQL 2000 and 2005

Encryption of data at rest is becoming more and more crucial in today‚Äôs world. This tip is aimed to help businesses that do not have the budgets or resources to purchase hardware encryption tools or to upgrade to SQL 2008. It basically illustrates how to achive transparent file encryption with SQL 2005 or SQL 2000.  Read more...
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It's Time for Encryption

Encryption is starting to become a necessity, not an option as we work with and store more sensitive data. A guest editorial from Andy Warren comments on our fears of implementing encrpytion and why we might want to just encrypt everything.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2009/11/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Options for hiding SQL Server code

I am aware of the WITH ENCRYPTION clause that is used to encrypt the code for objects like views, stored procedures and functions. It sort of fulfills my purpose and is easy to implement, but it does not cover all SQL Server objects. In this tip we look at another option to restrict users from viewing the definition/code of any SQL Server object.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/09/08 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: security
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Protecting the Encryption Keys

When you deal with encryption in your database, Steve Jones thinks you add a layer of complexity to your backup and recovery process. Do you agree? Answer today's poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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Protecting the Encryption Keys

When you deal with encryption in your database, Steve Jones thinks you add a layer of complexity to your backup and recovery process. Do you agree? Answer today's poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Protecting the Encryption Keys

When you deal with encryption in your database, Steve Jones thinks you add a layer of complexity to your backup and recovery process. Do you agree? Answer today's poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - wmv
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Protecting the Encryption Keys

When you deal with encryption in your database, Steve Jones thinks you add a layer of complexity to your backup and recovery process. Do you agree? Answer today's poll.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/09/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - mp3
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Encryptionphobia

The battle to secure personal and business data is a tough one, and the consequences of mishandling sensitive data can be severe. In this guest editorial, John Magnabosco argues that it's high time people overcame their fear of encryption.  Read more...
By JohnMagnabosco 2009/08/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Using authenticators with SQL Server encryption

Authenticators are additional data that gets encrypted along with the data to be stored in an encrypted manner. When it comes to decrypt the data, if the right authenticator isn't specified, SQL Server doesn't return the data in the decrypted form. Rather, a NULL value is returned, just as if the wrong key was used.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/06/12 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: encryption
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SQL Server Encryption - Hashing Collisions

A hash is a computation that transforms one set of data into another (hopefully smaller) set of data. So a hash on your 2,000 character blog post should generate a smaller, 10-20 byte value. In doing that, obviously there are many more possible 2,000...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/06/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Asymmetric Keys in SQL Server

I've been tech editing an encryption book for SQL Server. It's long overdue, and I think it will be a nice addition to any DBA's library. It also addresses a complicated subject that Books Online has inadequately covered. In fact, they've...  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/05/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Secure Storage

How do you keep the passwords and keys for encrypted data safe? Steve Jones comments on the challenges of working with keys and passwords.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/04/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Secure Storage

How do you keep the passwords and keys for encrypted data safe? Steve Jones comments on the challenges of working with keys and passwords.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2009/04/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial - ipod
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