Database Security en Identifying Logins with Default Database Connectivity Issues in SQL Server <div class="node-body article-body">You've a valid login and password. You've rights to the database you're trying to query. You've verified the sids (unique identifier for a SQL Server login and a database user) match. That's all that is needed to run a query on your database given you have no network issues between you and the database server right? Wrong. In this article Tim Ford looks at another way in which you or your customers may not be able to reach their data and provides a script for identifying those logins that may be involved.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security can't connect default database login missing rights script security SQL Server user Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:56:00 +0000 34631 at What Every Accidental DBA Needs to Know Now: Basics of SQL Security <div class="node-body article-body">Congratulations you're now a DBA! What do you need to know about security for SQL Server? Read on and find out.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security Database Administration DBA login role schema security SQL Server user Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:27:00 +0000 34031 at What Every Accidental DBA Needs to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security accidental dba configuration manager Database Administrator SQL Server Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:59:00 +0000 34021 at Security Options for Developers in Dev/Sandbox 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security DevOps EXECUTE ON SCHEMA GRANT CONTROL security SQL Server Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 31871 at Software Vendor Takes on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security database security SQL injection prevention Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 23571 at AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Database Security database security instance objects permission statements permissions Sun, 05 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 20821 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Clean Up SQL Server Logins and Users with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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