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Encryption & Key Management for SQL Server

The Definitive Guide

eBook-Cover.pngMicrosoft SQL Server users can leverage encryption and key management to achieve better security and meet compliance requirements (PCI DSS, HIPAA, etc.). This definitive guide covers the critical issues involved in getting encryption right with SQL Server.

This eBook discusses:

  • Encryption and key management for Microsoft SQL Server (including Transparent Data Encryption - TDE, Cell Level Encryption - CLE, and Extensible Key Management - EKM)

  • Key management best practices for protecting encryption keys from loss

  • Maintaining business continuity with real-time key mirroring and access policy mirroring

  • Dual Control, Separation of Duties, and Split Knowledge

  • Meeting compliance requirements (PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, FFIEC, etc.)

SQL Server encryption and good key management is not difficult to achieve. Although key management has a reputation for being difficult and costly, today key management for SQL Server is cost-effective, easy, has little to no performance impact, will get your company in compliance, and will keep your organization out of the headlines by helping to prevent a data breach.