Daily Archives: December 16, 2013

Symmetric Keys

One of the encryption options in SQL Server is symmetric key encryption. This is the type of encryption most people think about when they consider encrypting data. In symmetric key encryption, we use a key to encrypt data, and then … Continue reading

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Regrets of the Last Decade

Microsoft was never an exciting company to me as a kid. I grew up excited by Commodore with their GEOS, early Atari computers and consoles, and the original Macintosh computer. I was fascinated by Sun and Silicon Graphics workstations, running X … Continue reading

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Encrypt Everything

Security is a problem with so many of our applications and systems. There are numerous ways that we handle access and protection of data, often with access rights or encryption (or both) being applied to data in order to limit who can … Continue reading

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