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Basit's SQL Server Tips

Basit Farooq is a Lead Database Administrator, Trainer and Technical Author. He has more than a decade of IT experience in development, technical training and database administration on Microsoft SQL Server platforms. Basit has authored numerous SQL Server technical articles, and developed and implemented many successful database infrastructure, data warehouse and business intelligence projects. He holds a master's degree in computer science from London Metropolitan University, and industry standard certifications from Microsoft, Sun, Cisco, Brainbench, Prosoft and APM, including MCITP Database Administrator 2008, MCITP Database Administrator 2005, MCDBA SQL Server 2000 and MCTS .NET Framework 2.0 Web Applications.

Why SQL Server security matters: A case study

Database technologies are an essential component of many information systems because they store a large amount of sensitive corporate data such as customer information and other confidential business data. Because of this, it is not wrong to say that databases such as SQL Server are the most valuable asset for any organization, and that is why they must be secured from internal and external attacks.

Checkout my article here, in which I presented a sample case study of a company who is facing security issues such as database backups are stolen, viruses attack servers, the database has unauthorized changes because there SQL Servers is lax.

This article is published on SearchSQLServer.techtarget.com.


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