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Securing SQL Server: Protecting Your Database from Attackersby Denny Cherry
Synopses & Reviews
There is a lot at stake for administrators taking care of servers, since they house sensitive data like credit cards, social security numbers, medical records, and much more. In Securing SQL Server you will learn about the potential attack vectors that can be used to break into your SQL Server database, and how to protect yourself from these attacks. Written by a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, you will learn how to properly secure your database, from both internal and external threats. Best practices and specific tricks employed by the author will also be revealed. Learn expert techniques to protect your SQL database environment.
Securing your SQL Server database so the outside world can't access your internal data.
Microsoft SQL Server is the most used database platform in the world. Databases hold all of the information that a company uses. These databases have to be properly secured so that people that shouldn't have access are not able to access the data. This book covers the various ways that both employees and outside attackers can break into your database, how to prevent those problems, and how to clean up after a break-in.
Author Denny Cherry is an MVP by Microsoft for his expertise in the SQL Server product
Learn expert techniques to protect your SQL database environment
Discover how to identify what an intruder accessed or damaged
About the Author
Denny Cherry (MCSA, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP) has been working with Microsoft technology for over 15 years starting with Windows 3.51 and was an official Windows 7 beta testers. In 2009, Denny was named as a Microsoft MVP for the Microsoft SQL Server product. Denny has written dozens of articles for a variety of websites as well as print magazines on a variety of subjects including SQL Server, Clustering, Storage Configuration, and SharePoint.
(MCSA, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP) has been working with Microsoft technology for over 15 years starting with Windows 3.51 and was an official Windows 7 beta tester.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Securing the Network
Chapter 2: Database Encryption
Chapter 3: SQL Password Security
Chapter 4: Securing the Instance
Chapter 5: Additional Security for an Internet Facing SQL Server and Application
Chapter 6: SQL Injection Attacks
Chapter 7: Database Backup Security
Chapter 8: Auditing for Security
Chapter 9: Server Rights
Appendix A: External Audit Checklists
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