Securing SQL Server: Protecting Your Database from Attackers, 3rd Edition

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462 pages

Book Description

SQL is the most widely-used platform in the world, and a large percentage of these databases are not properly secured, exposing sensitive customer and data to attack.

In Securing SQL Server, Third Edition, you will learn about the potential attack vectors that can be used to break into SQL server databases as well as how to protect databases from these attacks. In this book, Denny Cherry - a SQL MVP and one of the biggest names in SQL server - will teach you how to properly secure an SQL server database from internal and external threats using best practices as well as specific tricks that the author employs in his role as a consultant for some of the largest SQL server deployments in the world.

Fully updated to cover the latest technology in SQL Server 2014, this new edition walks you through how to secure new features of the 2014 release. New topics in the book include vLANs, setting up RRAS, anti-virus installs, key management, moving from plaintext to encrypted values in an existing application, securing Analysis Services Objects, Managed Accounts, OS rights needed by the DBA, SQL Agent Security, Table Permissions, Views, Stored Procedures, Functions, Broker Objects, and much more.

  • Presents hands-on techniques for protecting your SQL Server database from intrusion and attack
  • Provides the most in-depth coverage of all aspects of SQL Server database security, including a wealth of new material on Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • Explains how to set up your database securely, how to determine when someone tries to break in, what the intruder has accessed or damaged, and how to respond and mitigate damage if an intrusion occurs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Identifying Security Requirements
Chapter 2 - Securing the Network
Chapter 3 - Key Management
Chapter 4 - Database Encryption
Chapter 5 - SQL Password Security
Chapter 6 - Securing the Instance
Chapter 7 - Analysis Services
Chapter 8 - Services
Chapter 9 - SQL Injection Attacks
Chapter 10 - Database Backup Security
Chapter 11 - Storage Area Network Security
Chapter 12 - Auditing for Security
Chapter 13 - Server Rights
Chapter 14 - SQL Server Agent Security
Chapter 15 - Securing Data
APPENDIX A: External Audit Checklists

Book Details

  • Title: Securing SQL Server: Protecting Your Database from Attackers, 3rd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 462 pages
  • Edition: 3
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-05-07
  • ISBN-10: 0128012757
  • ISBN-13: 9780128012758
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