Encrypting SQL Server: Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)

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With the release of SQL Server 2008, Microsoft expanded the database engine's security capabilities by adding Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), a built-in feature for encrypting data at rest. TDE protects the physical media that hold the data associated with a user database, including the data and log files and any backups or snapshots.