More and more data is being captured and analyzed all the time. At the same time, there are varying expectations of privacy that aren't always shared between the subjects of data and the collectors. Steve has a few thoughts on how this will play out for data professionals.
Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is in the process of notifying more than 21,000 patients that a stolen laptop has exposed some of their most sensitive personal information.
Protecting data in SQL Server is not as simple as setting a few properties. While there are great security features in SQL Server, such as Transparent Data Encryption, production data may end up in places throughout the organization. In this article, Brian Kelley talks about the best ways to secure data using the concept of least privilege.