30 October, 2015 | Danny Murphy

New Issue of SysAdmin Magazine: Rules of SQL Server Security

Every company should consider its overall security a priority, but if the security of data is not on the top of the list, any attack or employee’s negligence can become fatal. SQL Server stores all kinds of data: from customer information to credit card numbers to business critical information....
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...