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When you are encrypting data within a database you have two basic choices: encrypting the entire database or encrypting specific fields at the data level. This podcast explains the pros and cons of each approach.
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Fact or fiction: Pros and cons of database encryption
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About the speaker:
Tom Bowers is managing director of consulting firm Security Constructs.
This was first published in May 2008