I have a server that uses a third party disk encryption product. It’s configured so that the SQL service account and sysadmins have the ability to encrypt/decrypt files. The local system account does not, nor does the local admins group. Good for security, but it causes some pain when you run a service pack. Service packs […]Read more "Applying SQL Service Pack on Encrypted Drives"
I just saw a post from Brian Kelley about the new PASS Security Virtual Chapter launching and the first presentation (by Brian on encryption) is tomorrow. That seems like a great step after the observations Brian made back in May about there only being one security topic at the Summit this year. It also makes […]Read more "PASS Security Virtual Chapter & Security Topics at PASS Summit"