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27 June, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

How to Implement Row and Column Level Security in SQL Server

SQL Server includes a range of security features. Two of the most valuable are column level security and row level security, which enable you to granularly grant users access to rows and columns in a table. This article explains how to implement these features in your environment. Securables,...
30 May, 2019 | Russell Smith

6 SQL Server Security Basics Every Database Admin Should Know

Too many data breaches are caused by poorly secured database servers. Microsoft SQL Server is a popular enterprise solution, but it is also complex to understand and configure. Here are 6 SQL Server security features that you should know to keep your server data protected. Handpicked related...
23 May, 2019 | Russell Smith

How to Enable SQL Server Audit and Review the Audit Log

Auditing Microsoft SQL Server is critical to identifying security issues and breaches. In addition, auditing SQL Server is a requirement for compliance with regulations like PCI DSS and HIPAA. Handpicked related content: [Free Guide] SQL Server Security Best Practices The first step is...
5 October, 2011 | Chris Rich

Top-3 demands for SQL Server auditing

This month’s poll results revealed some very interesting details on what administrators are looking for to support their SQL server environments. Of those polled, 33.6% stated they want SQL configuration settings audited. 22.9% expressed the need for security auditing such as logins and role...
21 January, 2011 | Stephen Schimmel

Free Tool of the Day: NetWrix SQL Server Change Reporter

Today’s Free Tool of the Day, NetWrix SQL Server Change Reporter, reports changes made to your SQL Server's configurations and databases. It's very hard to keep track of changes and enforce fine-grained delegation rules for environments managed by multiple DBAs and operators, but the NetWrix...