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Creating a Symmetric Key–#SQLNewBlogger

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. This is a series on working with the various encryption technologies in SQL Server. One of the encryption technologies … Continue reading

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A Basic Encryption Primer for SQL Server

Another post for me that is simple and hopefully serves as an example for people trying to get blogging as #SQLNewBloggers. Encryption is a function call in SQL Server, where we pass in the text to encrypt and a key. … Continue reading

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Completely Encrypted Data

I remember reading about, and doing some message exchange, with PGP, in the 90s. At the time I worked in a utility company and my boss and I were interested in whether encryption might be something we should implement. At … Continue reading

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Encryption Gets Broken All the Time

There are always researchers and hackers looking to break encryption algorithms. In fact, there are regularly a series of challenges against the very commonly used RSA algorithm. Recently, the RSA-250 challenge was completed with the algorithm being factored, albeit with … Continue reading

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