Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Security Payoff

I wrote a few months ago about United offering rewards for people that discovered security issues in the United Airlines software. Not the plane software, thankfully, but in their customer facing IT systems. Apparently a few people discovered flaws and were recently awarded … Continue reading

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Hiring for Culture

I’ve written in the past that I think that it’s important the hire people that get along with your group first, and with technical skills second. It’s not that technical skills aren’t important, but I think that fitting in with … Continue reading

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Halloween at PASS–Donate for some fun

This year’s PASS Summit will end on Oct 30, which is just before Halloween in the US. I’m sure lots of people will have some fun on Friday, though I also suspect we’ll see no shortage of people leaving early … Continue reading

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Password for SQL Server Service Accounts

I wrote recently about my philosophy for service accounts, and wanted to add a few more thoughts. Security is important for our database servers. One of the loopholes that everyone should be aware of is that the service running SQL … Continue reading

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