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Stairway to SQL Server Security Level 1: Overview of SQL Server Security

The ubiquity of databases and the potentially valuable information stored in them makes them attractive targets for people who want to steal data or harm its owner by tampering with it. Making sure that your data is secure is a critical part of configuring SQL Server and developing applications that use it to store data.  Read more...
By Don Kiely 2014/06/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stairway series
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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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SQL Server Security Checklist

SQL Server security related tasks can be divided into four main categories: physical security, operating system level security, SQL Server configuration and user management. Here is your SQL Server security checklist.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2014/02/20 | Source: MSSQLTips.com | Category: security
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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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Database User Superfluousness In SQL Server

In this article, Thomas Knight analyzes and critiques the design of, and experience with, the "dual-level" user security in SQL Server. He then demonstrates a better theoretical alternative.  Read more...
By Thomas Knight 2014/02/04 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: users
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Managing SSIS Security with Database Roles

SQL Server 2012 introduced the new project deployment model for Integration Services. This tip will guide you through the process of setting up security for the SSIS 2012 catalog.  Read more...
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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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Blocking Users by IP

SQL Server MVP Brian Kelley brings us a great new article that solves a problem that might help your security. In this short piece, we learn how we can use logon triggers to block users based on their IP address.  Read more...
By Brian Kelley 2013/11/08 (first published: 2009/03/09) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Execute As

Learn how you can use Execute As in a stored procedure to control permissions. This article includes an example that limits access to encryption routines for users.  Read more...
By Patrick Cahill 2013/10/11 (first published: 2011/02/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: execute as
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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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Secure Programming

Writing secure programs is hard. Steve Jones has a few comments on what some of the issues are with training developers.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2013/10/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Loginless Database Users and Dynamic SQL

Implement Loginless Database Users to maintain data security and preserve interface when dynamic SQL is being used within a stored procedure.  Read more...
By Orlando Colamatteo 2013/09/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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