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Security, Compliance and SQL Server

Name : Security, Compliance and SQL Server Author : Andy Warren Webinar Date : 29-01-2014

Top 10 Security Checklist

  • Don't use default port of 1433
  • Rename the SA account
  • Regularly run vulnerability scan
  • Track security changes
  • Use roles and only grant what's needed
  • Use Windows Logins over SQL logins
  • Monthly review of Sysadmin's
  • Monthly review for orphaned and dead users/logins
  • Require encryption for credit cards, etc
  • Require encryption of all backup's (Secure with AD permissions?)

Posted on databases, knowledge-base with tags: webinar, sql-server

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