Database Security http://sqlmag.com/taxonomy/term/9176/more en What Every Accidental DBA Needs to Know Now: SQL Server Configuration Manger http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger <div class="node-body article-body">The SQL Server Configuration Manager is an critical but often overlooked application for proper SQL Server instance management and, well, "configuration". In Tim Ford's continuing series aimed at the Accidental Database Administrator he takes time to explain the basics of this tool, its use, and its features.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/what-every-accidental-dba-needs-know-now-sql-server-configuration-manger#comments Database Security accidental dba configuration manager Database Administrator SQL Server Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:59:00 +0000 34021 at http://sqlmag.com Security Options for Developers in Dev/Sandbox Environments http://sqlmag.com/database-security/security-options-developers-devsandbox-environments <div class="node-body article-body">As a DBA is it possible to limit access to only the objects a user needs rights to without being a constant blocker for new development from your developers and engineering teams? It definitely is but there are options with their own benefits and risks.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/security-options-developers-devsandbox-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/security-options-developers-devsandbox-environments#comments Database Security DevOps EXECUTE ON SCHEMA GRANT CONTROL security SQL Server Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 31871 at http://sqlmag.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/44532984@N00/755378645/ Software Vendor Takes on SQL Injection http://sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection <div class="node-body article-body">A Dublin company creates a solution claiming will prevent SQL injection attacks in web-based applications running Java.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/software-vendor-takes-sql-injection#comments Database Security database security SQL injection prevention Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 23571 at http://sqlmag.com http://globaltechconsultants.org/?q=content/sql-injection AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers <div class="node-body blog-body">Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/alwayson-ags-sqlserver-jobs-part15-setting-linked-servers#comments Database Security Database Administration AlwaysOn Availability Groups AlwaysOn Availability Groups jobs synchronization jobs synchronization Kerberos kerberos Linked Servers Linked Servers Practical SQL Server Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:06:00 +0000 21781 at http://sqlmag.com Using SQL Server Permissions http://sqlmag.com/database-security/using-sql-server-permissions <div class="field-deck"> Have a far more secure database server </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Security got a major overhaul back in SQL Server 2005, and each new version has just made things better. Permissions are far more granular than they were in earlier versions of SQL Server, and you have a lot of control over who gets to do what in your server instance. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/using-sql-server-permissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/using-sql-server-permissions#comments Database Security database security instance objects permission statements permissions Sun, 05 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 20821 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server Backup Encryption http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-server-backup-encryption <div class="field-deck"> No third party software required with SQL Server 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When used properly, database backup encryption is a great way to protect database backups from being viewed by unauthorized people.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-server-backup-encryption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-server-backup-encryption#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Security Security asymmetric key Backup encryption certificate encryption master key restoring an encrypted database Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:01:00 +0000 18831 at http://sqlmag.com Clean Up SQL Server Logins and Users with PowerShell http://sqlmag.com/powershell/clean-sql-server-logins-and-users-powershell <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a set of PowerShell code that can help you clean up orphaned logins and users in your SQL Servers.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/powershell/clean-sql-server-logins-and-users-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/powershell/clean-sql-server-logins-and-users-powershell#comments PowerShell Database Security cmdlets database maintenance logins security SMO SQL Server Management object model T-SQL Thu, 15 May 2014 16:08:00 +0000 17981 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Server DBA Tip: Credentials and Proxies http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies <div class="node-body blog-body">In situations where elevated permissions are needed to execute particular SQL Server jobs, or more importantly, steps within given jobs, a more secure way to tackle elevated permissions is to use credentials and proxies.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/blog/sql-server-dba-tip-credentials-and-proxies#comments Database Performance Tuning Database Security Credentials Credentials Proxies Proxies security security SQL Server SQL Server Practical SQL Server Tue, 13 May 2014 22:46:00 +0000 17931 at http://sqlmag.com SQL Injection Threat Remains Pervasive http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-injection-threat-remains-pervasive <div class="node-body article-body">In a study conducted by the Poneman Institute on behalf of DB Networks, research findings showed that SQL injection remains a pervasive threat.</div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-injection-threat-remains-pervasive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/database-security/sql-injection-threat-remains-pervasive#comments Database Security DB Networks SQL injection attacks SQL injection prevention Thu, 08 May 2014 13:24:00 +0000 17751 at http://sqlmag.com 5 SQL Server 2014 Security Enhancements http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/5-sql-server-2014-security-enhancements <div class="node-body article-body">SQL Server 2014 security features include Transparent Data Encryption for better data protection and Encryption Key Management, allowing the storage of keys on a separate server. </div> <p><a href="http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/5-sql-server-2014-security-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://sqlmag.com/sql-server-2014/5-sql-server-2014-security-enhancements#comments SQL Server 2014 Database Security Mon, 05 May 2014 21:53:00 +0000 17681 at http://sqlmag.com