SQL Server Logins: The Bad, the Worse, and the Ugly

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This post is part of our SQL Server security blog series, 30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days. We’re publishing a new security check every day in the month of June. Visit our sp_CheckSecurity page to learn about our free SQL Server tool you can download and run to check your own server. SQL … Read more

What securityadmin Role Members Can and Cannot Do

This post is part of our SQL Server security blog series, 30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days. We’re publishing a new security check every day in the month of June. Visit our sp_CheckSecurity page to learn about our free SQL Server tool you can download and run to check your own server. Based … Read more

CONTROL SERVER Permissions Are the Hidden SQL Server Superpower [30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days]

This post is part of our SQL Server security blog series, 30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days. We’re publishing a new security check every day in the month of June. Visit our sp_CheckSecurity page to learn about our free SQL Server tool you can download and run to check your own server. The … Read more

Your Biggest SQL Server Security Vulnerability Is Your sysadmin Role Members [30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days]

This post is part of our SQL Server security blog series, 30 SQL Server Security Checks in 30 Days. We’re publishing a new security check every day in the month of June. Visit our sp_CheckSecurity page to learn about our free SQL Server tool you can download and run to check your own server. It … Read more

SQL Server Tool Update: sp_CheckSecurity version 1.1

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Since releasing our initial version of sp_CheckSecurity, we have received quite a bit of feedback. Thank you for all the emails, blog comments, and issues noted in GitHub, that have all been helpful in directing us towards making this SQL Server tool more useful. Today we are announcing the release of version 1.1, available for download … Read more

Introducing sp_CheckSecurity

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Are your SQL Servers secure? With new threats to your data emerging daily, it’s a difficult question to answer. And what is even included in the word “secure”? Sure, maybe you’re confident you have security against hacking (or maybe not?), but what about internal security? Are you protected against oops moments? Are there elevated permissions … Read more