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Automatic Whole Database Encryption Software

Whole Database Encryption: Why is it important? 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… 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 database application?

In this article, we present a method using Encryptionizer where you can “lock down” your distributed SQL database to protect your data and your intellectual property. Here are the exploits we guard against: Being logged in as SysAdmin on the the instance Granted control over server, e.g. with CONTROL_SERVER permission Starting SQL in Single-User mode… Read More