Posts Categorized: SQL Server Security

Local Windows Administrators Are Basically SQL Server sysadmins, Too

windows administrators are sql server sysadmins

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. If … Read more

4 Reasons Why the Owner of SQL Server Agent Jobs Should Not Be User Logins

sql server agent best practices

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. In … Read more

SQL Server Security Best Practices for Linked Servers

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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

SQL Server Security: Best Practices for db_accessadmin, db_securityadmin, and db_ddladmin Roles

sql server security audit

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. Understanding … Read more

Handling Invalid and Orphaned Users in SQL Server

orphaned users

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. Introduction … Read more

Cross-Database Ownership Chaining in SQL Server: A Double-Edged Sword

cross-database ownership chaining

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. Cross-database … Read more

The Database Owner Role in SQL Server: A Call for Least Privilege

database owner role least privilege

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. Introduction … Read more