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Protecting Our Stream of Data

We can't protect against all hacks, but can we prove they weren't our fault?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/08/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Weakest Link

Your security depends on the security of your business partners.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/08/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Destroying Data

This week Steve talks about services that are available to destroy your data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/08/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The conflict between data protection and DevOps

Data breaches are the new normal – according to the Identity Theft Resource Center there were nearly 1,600 of them in 2017 in the US alone, exposing 179 million records. No wonder companies want to keep data confidential and protected. At the same time, however, the increasing pace of business means developers need to create and release code in much shorter DevOps timescales. Steve Jones discussed ways to solve this conflict  Read more...
By 2018/08/13 | Source: Redgate | Category: data protection
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SQL Authentication Via AD Groups Part II: Who has what access?

In a previous article, we discussed how to liberate the DBA from SQL Logins with AD Groups. A good point was raised: How can the DBA know who has what access? Here is a solution.  Read more...
By John F. Tamburo 2018/08/03 (first published: 2016/02/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: active directory
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Have You Been Hacked?

Security is a big deal, and Steve Jones wonders if most data professionals would be aware that they had been hacked.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/07/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Setting Permissions to Drop a Database

Learn which permissions are required to drop a database and see a test to show that these apply.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/07/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Principles of Data Protection

Protecting data in SQL Server is not as simple as setting a few properties. While there are great security features in SQL Server, such as Transparent Data Encryption, production data may end up in places throughout the organization. In this article, Brian Kelley talks about the best ways to secure data using the concept of least privilege.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/07/12 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: data privacy and protection
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The Opportunistic Hacker

Sometimes the crimes of opportunity might be the worst ones for our data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/06/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Detecting Data Breaches

Data breaches make the news on an almost daily basis. There is no turning back, however, as we are firmly entrenched in this digital way of life. Brian Kelley discusses some of the reasons data breaches occur and what we can do to prevent them.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/06/26 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: security
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Enable FIPS 140-2 Compliance in SQL Server

What is FIPS? How do I use it? What is going to break if I do use it?  Read more...
By Jason Ash 2018/06/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB Security

When analyzing security-related challenges, it is important to note that they encompass several distinct but interrelated technologies. In addition, when dealing with data services, it is also necessary to distinguish between the data plane, facilitating access to the underlying content and the management plane, which allows for delegation of administrative tasks. In this article, Marcin Policht explores how these concepts apply to the Azure Cosmos DB offering.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/06/05 | Source: Database Journal | Category: security
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Solving the Target Principal Name is Incorrect

One small point to note when we receive the below error while connecting SQL server: The target principal name is incorrect. Cannot generate sspi context  Read more...
By Raghavender Chavva 2018/05/31 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
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SQL Server System Audit Report

Ensuring that your SQL Server is secure is the job of every Database Administrator. In this article I will provide a script to help perform easier audits of your system.  Read more...
By Rudy Panigas 2018/05/25 (first published: 2016/02/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: audit
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Row-Level Security Predicate Functions - Level 2 of the Stairway to Row Level Security

In this level, we dive deeper into predicates and the various ways to structure them in an RLS environment.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/04/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: row-level security (rls)
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SQL Server Authenticated Users, why are we still using them?

AD Authentication in SQL Server has been around for a long time, so why do we still use SQL Authentication?  Read more...
By Ben Kubicek 2018/03/30 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Is Security Catching On?

A new poll shows more people want security than convenience.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2018/03/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Questions About Data Breaches that You Were Too Shy to Ask

News reports about data breaches are common occurrences. Even the companies that exist to keep our data safe are not immune. William Brewer answers the question about data breaches that you may be too shy to ask.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2018/03/07 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: security
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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 2018/03/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Liberating the DBA from SQL Authentication with AD Groups

It's 15 years after the beginning of the century. Time to eliminate the security exposure of SQL logins, and implement integrated security. Active Directory Groups make this easy for the DBA.  Read more...
By John F. Tamburo 2018/02/02 (first published: 2015/12/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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