SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted

Join this session by security expert Sebastian Meine (PhD) for an introduction to the fascinating new SQL Server 2016 feature Always Encrypted. In this session, geared towards the Database Developer, you will learn what makes Always Encrypted more secure and easier to use than prior encryption technologies available in SQL Server. After exploring the architecture behind this new feature, you will be able to observe how to implement Always Encrypted in SQL Server and discover how it might affect your maintenance and recovery strategies.
After attending this session, you will be able to:
• Explain how Always Encrypted works.
• Setup and use Always Encrypted in your own SQL Server 2016 environment.
• Identify places in your application that might require small changes.
To benefit from this 200 level session, you should feel comfortable writing stored procedures and views and not be scared when seeing C# code.

Sebastian Meine

Sebastian Meine, Ph.D. is the SQL Stylist behind sqlity.net llc. In 2010 he founded sqlity.net to fully engage in his passion for SQL Server.

Armed with a Ph.D. in Computer Science and years of experience in architecting DBs for a global Fortune 50 company, Sebastian now provides training and consulting services for his clients, specializing in SQL Server Security, Test Driven Development, and Performance. Sebastian is an experienced public speaker, published author, president of the Philly PASS Chapter, PASS Regional Mentor and coauthor & lead developer of tSQLt.