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Vote for Me for a PASS SQLRally Precon on SQL Server Security

Unless James Bond is in the picture, security is usually not a sexy topic. However, we all lament the lack...  Read more...
By 2010/10/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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For SQL Server 2005/2008, Consider SecurityAdmin = SysAdmin

In a recent thread here on SQL Server Central, it was pointed out that a member of the securityadmin fixed...  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2010/07/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Find weak login passwords in your server

Use this script to search for SQL Server logins who use weak password  Read more...
By Th Tr 2010/01/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: t-sql
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Using a Certificate Signed Stored Procedure to Execute sp_send_dbmail

Learn how to create a certificate signed stored procedure to solve common permissions problems using sp_send_dbmail. MVP Jonathan Kehayias brings us a short tutorial that discusses your options and code to show you how to implement certificate security.  Read more...
By Jonathan Kehayias 2009/12/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Why We Recommend Against xp_cmdshell

Every so often I see a post in a forum or on Twitter about the use of xp_cmdshell. Usually it is someone looking for...  Read more...
By 2009/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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SQL University: Multiple Paths and Ownership Chaining

Welcome back to our last class this term on security in SQL Server here at SQL University. According to the syllabus,...  Read more...
By 2009/11/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: blogs
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Where is the Surface Area Configuration tool in SQL Server 2008

I just installed a new instance of SQL Server 2008 and I can't find the Surface Area Configuration tool that I used to use in SQL Server 2005. How can I manage the Database Engine features in SQL Server 2008?  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2009/02/05 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: sql server 2008
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Proxy Accounts in SQL Server

Yan Pan explains how to set up proxies in SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008, and compares the differences between them  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/12/30 | Source: Database Journal | Category: proxy accounts
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Using the Service Audit Object in SQL Server 2008

Brian Kelley looks at auditing in this article about SQL Server 2008 and the enhancements made in this version. The new Audit Object allows you to more easily determine what is happening on your SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2008/12/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Profiler Security

By Steve Jones 2008/10/30 | Category: profiler
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Cryptography in SQL Server

This white paper presents an overview of cryptographic functionality and discusses how this applies to authentication, signed procedures, permissions, and encryption. Because the target audience is the database professional and not necessarily security experts, the focus is on practical ways to use cryptography in SQL Server.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/09/26 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: security
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Security Principals

By Steve Jones 2008/09/22 | Category: sql server 2008
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Security Overview for Database Administrators

SQL Server 2008 is secure by design, default, and deployment. Microsoft is committed to communicating information about threats, countermeasures, and security enhancements as necessary to keep your data as secure as possible. This paper covers some of the most important security features in SQL Server 2008. It tells you how, as an administrator, you can install SQL Server securely and keep it that way, even as applications and users make use of the data stored within.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/06/12 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: sql server 2008
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SQL Server 2008 security and compliance features reduce security risks

Looking at this from a confidentiality, integrity and availability perspective – the essence of security and compliance – there are quite a few new selling points.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2008/03/24 | Source: SearchSQLServer | Category: sql server 2008
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