Tag Archives: security

  1. What you can do is based on more than your direct permissions.

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    October 6, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    What you have access to is not just what you have direct permissions to. The other day I needed to …
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  2. Viewing errors with extended events

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    September 27, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    A little while back I came across this post: Identifying failed queries with extended events. It has a script to …
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  3. Creating a SERVER ROLE created a LOGIN as well.

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    September 6, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    One of my co-workers came to me the other day and told me that they found their network id as …
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  4. Why is security important in a dev environment?

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    August 23, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I was asked a rather interesting question during an interview recently. It went something like this: Your resume says you’ve …
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  5. New parameter in sp_DBPermissions and sp_SrvPermissions: @CopyTo

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    August 18, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’ve added a new parameter to my permissions scripts (well, just the main two for now). Fair warning, it’s in …
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  6. EXECUTE AS USER vs EXECUTE AS LOGIN

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    July 26, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I use impersonation a lot. It’s a really easy way to check if someone has the permissions they are supposed …
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  7. Creating a Database Audit Specification can create new users & schemas in the background

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    June 28, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I love database audits. They are simple, easy to use, effective, not overly resource intensive, and can be turned on …
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  8. I’m writing a SQL Server security presentation and I need your help.

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    February 24, 2022 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m working on a new presentation titled Watch Ken solve security headaches in SQL Server. In this presentation I’m going …
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  9. Auditing with “C2 Auditing” and “Common Criteria Compliance”

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    September 7, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m going to be fairly high level on these because to be honest, if you are going to use them …
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  10. A new presentation on Auditing your databases

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    August 19, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

    I’m giving a presentation at the PASS Data Community Summit 2021 being put on by Redgate! It’s going to be …
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