I'm Andy Warren, currently a SQL Server trainer with End to End Training. Over the past few years I've been a developer, DBA, and IT Director. I was one of the original founders of SQLServerCentral.com and helped grow that community from zero to about 300k members before deciding to move on to other ventures.
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.
There are lots of technical people that are forced to be DBAs by necessity. However there is another class of DBAs, the Incidental DBAs. Andy Warren brings a guest editorial that reminds us about this group of people that work with SQL Server.