Subject Re: Does the database 'need' encryption?
Author ettotev
--- In, Roman Rokytskyy <roman@...> wrote:

> I deliberately wrote that Oracle / MS SQL have different approach. Some
> time ago I invested some time to check whether it would be feasible for
> FB to implement something similar to what they do.
> In few words, one part of their security concept addresses the issue of
> encrypting sensible information in some columns while leaving the
> database operational for the normal users (they would see encrypted data
> unless a key is stored in the session).
> This goes in the direction of the column-based security and might be
> quite interesting topic directly related to the database engine...
> Roman

Did you look at the links where TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) is discussed? This is for both MSSQL and Oracle. It seems to be relatively new so you may have missed it last time.