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Microsoft Survey on Backup and Security

Microsoft is looking for some people to talk to for ~20 minutes via phone/Skype and as a thank you for sharing, will provide a $10 Amazon gift card after the call.  Read more...
By Press Release 2016/02/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: backup and restore
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Maybe Security is Harder than Rocket Science

It's hard to build strong security over time, but it's worth the effort. Steve Jones notes that even smart people have problems implementing strong security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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 2016/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: audit
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Security Convenience

Security is always a hot topic, and Steve Jones notes that we should be specific when we work with security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/15 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Rulebreaking Developers

How much of a problem is it when developers can blamed for issues?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/07 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hacking to Hide

People have hacked the voyage data recorders in ships. Steve Jones thinks this is a fundamental problem in computing systems.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/01/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Use the Principle of Least Privilege?

SQL Injection isn't special code. It consists of regular, valid T-SQL that is unexpected by the application. Steve Jones notes that using the principle of least privilege can help to limit the damage from SQL Injection if the application fails to properly check input.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/28 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Correct Old Mistakes

We all make mistakes, but it's important that we revise our code to correct them over time.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Hacking Data

A new series of attacks were proven recently using music files to attach embedded systems in cars. Could this be another attack vector that we need to worry about?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Running as SysAdmin

Today we have a guest editorial from Andy Warren. We still have many applications runnning under sysadmin accounts, often "sa". Why do people do this? Andy has a few thoughts on the subject.  Read more...
By Andy Warren 2015/12/21 | 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 2015/12/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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The $90,000 Laptop

The payment for a lost laptop: $90,000.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SMKs, DMKs, Certificates for TDE and Encrypted Backups

This article details SMKs, DMKs and certificates in SQL Server as they relate to Transparent Data Encryption and Encrypted Backups.  Read more...
By Perry Whittle 2015/12/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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The Auditor Attack Vector

Steve Jones shares a story about losing data today.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/12/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Biggest Data Breach (For Now)

JP Morgan suffers the largest data breach for a financial institution, but Steve Jones doesn't think this record will stand for long.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/11/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Secret Software Security

The move to limit disclosure of vulnerabilities continues, with potential issues for many of us.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/11/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Injection - The Revenge

As yet more personal details are spilled by preventable security lapses, what's   Read more...
By Dave Convery 2015/11/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Dangers of Travel

As data professionals, we might carry lots of information with us that relates to our organization. Will we get caught up in government issues as we cross borders?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Serious Hacking

The biggest government hack ever occurred recently. At least until the next one happens.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2015/10/20 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Find Permission Changes In The Default Trace

Learn how to find who has changed permissions from the default trace   Read more...
By Lori Brown 2015/10/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: permissions
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