Securing SQL Server; Recommended Practices

Detection of data breaches are becoming more common, and many times it is down to poorly secured systems or design flaws. This, in addition to stringent data protection laws and industry compliance, means that it is vital that security is at the forefront of any data professional’s mind. In this session, we will look at a number of recommended practices for helping to secure SQL Server systems. From SQL Server configuration options, security features, and database design options. Through to some of the supporting infrastructure and mindset that can help you build systems that are secure by design. Whether you are a Database Administrator, Developer, or Business Intelligence professional. We all have a responsibility to secure the data that we manage, whether it is ours or our customers.


About the Speaker

John (@SQLDiplomat) is a Sales Engineer for SQL Sentry, interacting with existing and prospective customers at conferences and trade shows. He also provides demos and online webinars for existing and future users of SQL Sentry software. Prior to joining SQL Sentry, John worked as a Premier Field Engineer for Microsoft based in the UK, working with a wide array of customers in many different industries that make use of SQL Server and the Microsoft Azure platform. Having worked with SQL Server for the last decade, John has gained a level of experience as a DBA, Developer and in the Business Intelligence sphere and has a broad understanding of how you can use, and misuse, SQL Server.

You can follow John digitally on twitter (@SQLDiplomat)




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