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Here are some notes on “SQL Server 2008 Encryption” I took while attending an advanced class on SQL Server taught by Greg Low (from http://sqlblog.com/blogs/greg_low/ and http://www.sqldownunder.com/).
Please note that, although these notes were taken during the class, I might have added some of my own (mis)interpretation :-). Always check your facts on Books Online (I try to provide links when applicable). As with anything else you get from a blog, never use any of this in production before you thoroughly validate it a test environment. Please keep in mind that some of those will be hard to follow without some pre-requisite knowledge and the right context. Reading the post from top to bottom will help.
Database Master Key
Service Master Key
Extensible Key Management (EKM)
Protecting data from admins
Demo – Symmetric keys
Here are some notes on “SQL Server 2008 Security” I took while attending an advanced class on SQL Server
Here are some notes on “SQL Server 2008 Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)” I took while attending an
Here are some notes on “SQL Server 2008 Auditing” I took while attending an advanced class on SQL Server