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Securing data at rest refers to making sure that the data which has been stored to disk, most commonly being logged data and alarms or cached data, is secured.

Encrypting SQL Server Databases

The databases associated with a project, whether used for the module configurations or logged data, are a possible vulnerability if not protected. In addition to strong account permission controls, database encryption can be used to safeguard the sensitive data and infrastructure stored within your SQL database.

Applying BitLocker to Encrypt Logged Data on Disk

Data logged by the Historian is typically stored in an obfuscated but unencrypted format. Whole disk encryption (such as with BitLocker) can protect the logged data from possible exposure.