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Wow. Just Wow

Today Steve Jones looks at the loss of a database backup on a public website.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/21 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Deploy Security Changes with Copy-SqlLogin

Moving security changes between server instances can be a cumbersome process, but it doesn't need to be with the PowerShell cmdlet, Copy-SqlLogin.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/11/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: powershell
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Coming Attacks

What happens if we can't access the Internet? We should be prepared, at home and work. Steve Jones has a few comments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/10/03 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Separate Accounts

Security is a complex process, one that is becoming more and more important to DBAs all the time. This week Steve Jones wants to know how security is handled for your service accounts.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Leaks from Websites

No matter what we do to secure our databases, we need to be sure our applications are well written, both with secure coding, but also good information handling.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Keyboard Hardlines

The potential vulnerabilities of wireless devices might be a security issue for databases.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security Shaming

This week Steve Jones looks at a new idea, rating the security of products publicly to try and shame vendors into more secure coding.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/08/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Security is Getting Serious

Today Steve Jones notes that back doors could be inserted into chips, which would be a huge problem.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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SQL Authentication Via AD Groups Part III: What About Orphaned Users?

With AD Authentication via groups, SQL Server is vulnerable to orphaned Windows users' logins being added to SQL Server at a later date. This article gives an improved user audit script that detects orphaned DB Users and also a delete script.  Read more...
By John F. Tamburo 2016/07/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Introduction to Row Level Security in SQL 2016

In SQL 2016 several new security features gets introduced which will help users to protect their data in many ways. New security feature Row Level Security (RLS) which implements the security inside the database itself, not at application level.  Read more...
By Kapil Singh 2016/07/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server 2016
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The Bad Data Shutdown

Not more hacking, but rather a data error in some cars is disturbing to Steve Jones.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/07/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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DevOps and Security

Are DevOps and security diametrically opposed? An interesting pieces says no, and Steve Jones comments.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/27 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Penalty for a Data Breach

One of the things that will be debated quite a bit in the next few years will be the penalties for data loss.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/06/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Politics of SQL Security

Dealing with SQL Server security when the application it uses is full of security holes.  Read more...
By Scott Crosby 2016/05/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Proliferation of Roles

Using roles for security is a best practice that Steve Jones espouses.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/05/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Track Your Consultants

It's possible to perform a man-in-the-middle attack against SQL Server. Steve Jones notes you should be aware these attacks could take place inside of your network.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/03/29 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The One 'Security' Feature in Oracle You Probably Shouldn't Use

Oracle offers a number of security-related settings, but one could definitely create more harm than good. David Fitzjarrell looks at which parameter that is, and why.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/03/24 | Source: Database Journal | Category: oracle
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SQL Server 2016: The Data Protection Version

Today Steve Jones looks at the security enhancements in SQL Server 2016  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/24 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: sql server 2016
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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 2016/02/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: active directory
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Forcing Strong Passwords

Passwords are always a challenge, but are bad passwords the users' fault? Steve Jones has a few thoughts.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2016/02/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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