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Who Watches the Watchers?

Who checks on those who manage our systems? Is there auditing in place for those accidental DBAs?  Read more...
By Brandie Tarvin 2014/10/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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A few reflections on security by a weary application developer

Data security? No worries! Tell me how much you are willing to pay.  Read more...
By George Copeland 2014/09/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Yet Another Attack Vector

The lack of progress in amending our laws to handle the digital revolution in our leaves may leave us open to unexpected attacks.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/08/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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We Don't Care about Data and IT Security

Most of us say we care about IT and data security. Our actions speak differently.  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2014/08/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Elevation of Privileges

The elevation of privileges is a large security problem and Steve Jones discusses his fears. Would you know if someone successfully attacked your instance?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/07/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Frustration with Bad Design

It can be frustrating to deal with poorly implemented systems, but Steve Jones notes that you can't take things into your own hands.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/07/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Lockdown or Let Them Free

Do we take security too far? Are we creating unnecessary rules for those that need to use the resources we support? Steve Jones talks today about security and how we might want to approach it when handling rights for developers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/06/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cloud Storage Security: Are You Doing Your Part?

If the level cloud storage encryption are so high, then why is the cloud security industry experiencing such distrust?  Read more...
By Natalie Lehrer 2014/06/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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The Danger of Algorithms

What problems occur because of the algorithm chosen to generate data? A new report says that social security numbers in the US can be predicted. Steve Jones has a few warnings about what algoriothms you choose.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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If or When?

Are data breaches a question of if they will happen to you or when will they happen to you?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Data Security Policies

Does your organization have policies around data security? Perhaps they should, or perhaps you should ask for some to be created and education available for users.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/04/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Endless Upgrade Cycle

Steve Jones notes that security can be a reason to upgrade your systems, but it can also result in an endless cycle.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/03/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Lawsuits and Data Breaches

Steve Jones notes that a data breach resulted in a lawsuit. How long before that's a common practice, and should we be preparing as data professionals.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Auditing Matters

We might not be able to stop hacks, attacks, or issues with our databases, but knowing that they've occurred is important. Steve Jones notes that we might need auditing more than security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Security of Interconnected Systems

We are interconnecting more and more computer systems and applications all the time. Security becomes a problem when one of these systems hasn't been properly configured, secured, or coded. Steve Jones notes this is becoming a real problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2014/02/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Encrypt Everything

Yahoo recently announced they are encrypting their traffic between data centers. Steve Jones thinks we should encrypt all traffic.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Future of Auditing

Auditing is a weak point in SQL Server according to Steve Jones. He looks at a few of its flaws.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/12/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Cyberwar

Today Steve Jones talks about the prospect of cyberwar and the potential impacts on corporate systems. Perhaps we ought to be building better, more secure software.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/11/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Letting People Go Securely

Having employees leave your company is a reality of life. But how do you handle letting your IT workers go and protect your systems? Steve Jones isn't sure there is much you can do to prevent issues, but you can deal with them.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Challenges of Being Safe

Securing your data is a challenge. Steve Jones has a few comments no just how hard it can be to obfuscate your production data as you move it to development environments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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