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to encrypt or not to encrypt

dhtuckerdhtucker Posts: 41 Bronze 3
edited June 29, 2010 11:45PM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
What are the pro's and con's where encrypting backup files are concerned? Sure, it appeals to a DBA's natural & healthy sense of paranoia, but it's bound to consume some extra time/resouces as well.

Are there any really good reasons NOT to encrypt one's backups?
Doug Tucker
Database Administrator / Software Engineer
Nelnet Business Solutions - FACTS-SIS

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