Database Backup Security
This chapter talks about how to best secure your database backups.
Information in this chapter
• Overwriting backups
• Media set and backup set passwords
• Backup encryption
• Transparent data encryption
• Compression and encryption
• Offsite backups
All too often people spend all their time securing the database while it is active within the database engine, without providing protection for the database backups. Not securing the database backups provides an easy way for a data thief to get access to all the information stored within the database. This is because the database backups are the least secure portion of the database. ...
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