Category: Security

Richard Douglas describes the challenges that companies can face if they don't have a data professional managing their SQL Server environment.
Paul Margiotis looks at how SentryOne Document can help you with the data inventory and mapping process and how that documentation can be used.
Mike Wood shares a couple ways to view all the firewall rules in an Azure SQL Database subscription.
Bob Potter shares some of the ways that SentryOne handles data privacy and compliance, especially in the current constrained economic environment.
June 24, 2020 | Bob Potter | Security, SentryOne, Compliance 0
Mike Wood discusses why authentication is still important even if you're utilizing the Azure SQL Database Firewall.
In the first blog post in his Securing Azure SQL Database series, Mike Wood discusses the Azure SQL Database firewall and provides tips for configuring firewall rules.
Paul Margiotis shares 6 practical tips for protecting your home network, with coverage of passwords, WPA2, VPNs, MFA, and more.
May 7, 2020 | Paul Margiotis | Security 0
Starting with the release of SentryOne Version 19.1.1, the sysadmin role is no longer a requirement for the monitoring service account.
Glenn Berry talks about a few of the security features in SQL Server 2017 and reminds us to always test and validate the performance impact.
December 17, 2018 | SQLPerformance.com | Security, SQL Server 2017 0
Microsoft has pulled several patches for older versions of SQL Server. If you need TLS 1.2 support and can't move to a formally supported version, your recourse is to contact Microsoft support.
November 17, 2018 | Aaron Bertrand | Security 50
Recently I have been exploring Dynamic Data Masking, looking at ways that it can be used and I thought I would share my thoughts with you.
Paul White discusses the internals of SQL Server's WITH ENCRYPTION clause, and explains why it is not as safe as you might think.
May 20, 2016 | SQLPerformance.com | Security 0
Aaron Bertrand shares his slides and demos from his two SQL Intersection.
John Martin starts his security nuggets series, explaining why you should use encrypted connections for SQL Server if you take system security seriously.
March 16, 2016 | John Martin | Security, SQL Server 1
Stronger Security Via Always Encrypted in SQL Server 2016.

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