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Automatic Whole Database Encryption – How It Works

The purpose of whole database encryption is to make a database unusable if it is stolen, copied, downloaded, lost, or otherwise improperly accessed. It is fast, unobtrusive, requires no programming, no administration, and can usually be deployed in a couple of hours or less. Whole database encryption uses completely on-the-fly, dynamic encryption and decryption. Data… Read More

Encryptionizer Vs. Whole Disk Encryption

Encryptionizer allows the separation of roles of the Data Owner, Application Owner and Computer Owner. Often with Whole Disk Encryption, Encryption keys are in the hands of the computer owner or Computer Admin. Encryptionizer allows the protection of application data from the Computer admin, allowing the Application or Data owner to maintain control of the… Read More

How Can I “Lock Down” my distributed SQL Server / SQL Express Application?

As a commercial developer looking to distribute your SQL Server based or SQL Express based application, you would like to provide your users with the ability to encrypt their data that is held in your application. In addition, you want to prevent users from accidentally (or maliciously): Issuing ad-hoc queries through SQL Management Studio, Enterprise… Read More