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SQL Server Security

  • Not upgrading? Keep SQL Server 2000 secure

    Chances are you're not planning to upgrade to SQL Server 2005 for at least another six months, leaving you without its improved data protection features. Contributor Kevin Beaver outlines 10 tried-and-true ways to keep SQL Server 2000 locked down in...  Continue Reading

  • Hiding SQL Server

    If you're running SQL Server in an environment where you don't want computers to access it, you must hide the instance from network discovery. Contributor Serdar Yegulalp outlines two ways to hide your SQL Servers.  Continue Reading

  • Use SQLPing to prevent outside access

    Make sure no listening ports are open for public access on your SQL Server machines – or you could be relaying sensitive database information to the outside world.  Continue Reading

  • SQL Server's emerging rootkit threat

    No rootkit attacks have been documented against SQL Server to date – but they're coming. Contributor Kevin Beaver explains just how easily a hacker could take control of your database using a number of rootkit exploits.  Continue Reading

  • Inventorying SQL Servers on your network

    You may diligently patch your SQL Server, but how well maintained and secured are your non-production machines? To avoid the most unnecessary (and unsavory) security breaches, contributor Hilary Cotter offers methods and scripts to help you ...  Continue Reading

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