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Someone asked a question about TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) and DDM (Dynamic Data Masking), which are two different technologies that are in the security area. As I’ve mentioned in the Stairway to Dynamic Data Masking, DDM is not a security … Continue reading

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Post TDE–Getting Unencrypted Backups

I saw a question posted recently about someone that had disabled TDE and was still having issues restoring a backup. This doesn’t seem like that should be an issue, but it can be. A little testing shows how. Let’s assume … Continue reading

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