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Audio Attacks

We will start to deal with more and more types of data. Steve Jones worries about the possibility of hacking.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/05/25 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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The Secret Password

The secret passwords we store in systems might be secure from discovery, but are they secure from use?  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/05/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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I Hate To Send This Email

Steve Jones wonders how many of us have had to send, or will have to send this email.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/03/23 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Why Devops? For Better Security

DevOps is supposed to help us build better software, faster. Steve Jones looks at one of the other benefits: security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/02/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Changing Linked Server Passwords

How to article on changing passwords for linked servers via TSQL and SSMS.  Read more...
By Thomas Liddle 2017/01/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: linked server
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Five Useful SQL Server Management Practices

This article outlines five SQL Server capabilities you can use to enhance your efficiency as a DBA.  Read more...
By Kenneth Igiri 2017/01/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Delaying Patches is Problematic

Many of our security issues come down to not patching software when there are updates available.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/17 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Securing Your Instances

This week Steve Jones looks at moving the port numbers of your instances for a bit of security.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/13 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Backup Data Security

We need better security for our data, especially for our choices in managing data.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/12 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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Dynamic Data Masking Feature in SQL Server 2016

Microsoft has introduced very impressive new security feature in SQL Server 2016 called Dynamic Data Masking (DDM).Dynamic Data Masking allow user to decide how much of the sensitive data to reveal with minimal impact on the application layer.   Read more...
By Pankaj Chakole 2017/01/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: security
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Number Security

Numbers are both very useful and also susceptible to all sorts of attacks when their domain is limited. Steve Jones looks at some issues occurring in today's world.  Read more...
By Steve Jones 2017/01/04 | 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 2016/12/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: editorial
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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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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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